I first fell in love with the harpsichord through the radio. We had an upright piano in the house and I loved playing all kinds of music on it, but I never felt entirely comfortable playing some repertoire on the piano, Bach most especially. Something was wrong.

Erin Helyard Erin Helyard. Photo © Brett Boardman

When I first listened to the harpsichord I immediately thought: “what is this magnificent instrument that is so suited...

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