Handel 250 is an Arts programme.
To mark the 250th anniversary of the death of George Frideric Handel Alan Titchmarsh highlights the influence of the man and his music. One of the most important composers of his era, Handel inspired generations of composers to follow including JS Bach, Haydn, Mozart and Beethoven. This series charts Handel's life from his early virtuosic childhood to the entrepreneurial highlight of his career, writing and producing performances of his most famous works - Water Music, Music for the Royal Fireworks and Messiah - still the most performed classical works in the UK each year.
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