The work of George Frideric Handel features as part European Music Year with a performance from Fishamble Street Baroque.

'Festival, Fishamble Street Baroque' was a two part programme celebrating the music of a group who call themselves Fishamble Street after the original venue for 'Messiah'. 

The programme celebrates the centenary of the births of composers Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750), George Frideric Handel (1685-1759), and Domenico Scarlatti (1685-1757)as well as Francesco Geminiani (1687-1762) with their music played by Malcolm Proud (harpsichord), Rachel Isserlis (violin) and Rhonda Bronicke (cello).

Malcolm Proud (harpisochord), Rachel Isserlis (violin)
Malcolm Proud (harpsichord), Rachel Isserlis (violin)

The second episode opens with a performance of Handel's Sonata in D major for violin and harpsichord.

Festival Fishamble Street Baroque was broadcast on 15 December 1985. The presenter is Peter Sweeney.