JS Bach

Concert review: SPCO gives familiar music a tantalizing twist - TwinCities.com-Pioneer Press

Fri, 10/19/2018 - 17:27

TwinCities.com-Pioneer Press

Concert review: SPCO gives familiar music a tantalizing twist
TwinCities.com-Pioneer Press
Coming after last week's collection of symphonies and the upcoming massive undertaking that is J.S. Bach's “St. John Passion,” these concerts feel like far more intimate affairs that should inspire audiences' appreciation for the gifts of the SPCO's ...

Columbia Pro Cantare goes for Baroque - Baltimore Sun

Fri, 10/19/2018 - 06:03

Baltimore Sun

Columbia Pro Cantare goes for Baroque
Baltimore Sun
Arguably the greatest of Baroque composers is J.S. Bach. This 18th-century German composer is represented on the program by two pieces. Bach dedicated his Brandenburg Concerto No. 6 to his patron, the Margrave of Brandenburg-Schwedt, in 1721.

Video interview: Benjamin Appl on the power of JS Bach's music - Gramophone

Fri, 10/19/2018 - 05:47

Video interview: Benjamin Appl on the power of JS Bach's music
Gramophone
In this fascinating interview with Gramophone's Editor-in-Chief James Jolly, baritone Benjamin Appl explains how he came to produce his new album for Sony Classical, simply entitled 'Bach'. He talks about how JS Bach tailored his music for the baritone ...

May Festival to expand offerings for 2019 season - Cincinnati Business Courier

Fri, 10/19/2018 - 05:05

Cincinnati Business Courier

May Festival to expand offerings for 2019 season
Cincinnati Business Courier
Principal conductor Juanjo Mena and director of choruses Robert Porco, who lead the newly conceived artistic team, have planned eight diverse programs ranging from J.S. Bach's masterpiece “St. Matthew Passion” to the United States premiere of an ...

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Chamber Music Society of St. Louis: 'Go for Baroque' - STLtoday.com

Thu, 10/18/2018 - 21:53

STLtoday.com

Chamber Music Society of St. Louis: 'Go for Baroque'
STLtoday.com
This week, McGegan and a cadre of gifted St. Louis musicians will perform a program called “Go for Baroque” in the intimate space of the Sheldon Concert Hall Ballroom. You can sip a drink while you enjoy music by Albinoni, Telemann, Handel and J.S. Bach.

Honor Choir, Compania Flamenca, and opera in the garden - Arizona Daily Star

Thu, 10/18/2018 - 18:03

Arizona Daily Star

Honor Choir, Compania Flamenca, and opera in the garden
Arizona Daily Star
Woosug Kang, organist in concert — St. Philip's in the Hills Episcopal Church, 4440 N. Campbell Ave. Works by J.S. Bach, Louis Vierne, Marcel Dupre, works by New Zealand and Australian composers, and Psalm 94, by Julius Reubke. 2-4 p.m. Oct. 28. $20.

Festival confirms always something to discover in Bach - Albany Times Union

Thu, 10/18/2018 - 17:37

Albany Times Union

Festival confirms always something to discover in Bach
Albany Times Union
The music of J.S. Bach often serves as a touchstone in the careers of musicians. First off, Bach is foundational stuff when it comes to learning the essentials of Western harmony and form. His music can also be a testing ground and benchmark for early ...

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10 Classical Music Concerts to See in NYC This Weekend - New York Times

Thu, 10/18/2018 - 17:00

New York Times

10 Classical Music Concerts to See in NYC This Weekend
New York Times
Excerpts from Levit's utterly absorbing new album are on the bill here, including Brahms's left-hand-only version of Bach's Chaconne, Busoni's “Fantasia nach J.S. Bach,” Schumann's “Ghost” Variations, Liszt's reworking of the Solemn March to the Holy ...

Festival confirms always something to discover in Bach - Albany Times Union

Thu, 10/18/2018 - 16:47

Albany Times Union

Festival confirms always something to discover in Bach
Albany Times Union
The music of J.S. Bach often serves as a touchstone in the careers of musicians. First off, Bach is foundational stuff when it comes to learning the essentials of Western harmony and form. His music can also be a testing ground and benchmark for early ...

Dallas Chamber Symphony Presents SOUVENIR DE FLORENCE On Nov. 6 - Broadway World

Thu, 10/18/2018 - 15:09

Broadway World

Dallas Chamber Symphony Presents SOUVENIR DE FLORENCE On Nov. 6
Broadway World
... Director and Conductor Richard McKay, will send listeners on a musical journey through Europe, beginning with Bartók's Romanian Folk Dances, an early masterpiece comprised of six, short movements, followed by J.S. Bach's Brandenburg Concerto No.

The Chattanooga Bach Choir Presents Barnett And Company Cantata Series Sunday - The Chattanoogan

Thu, 10/18/2018 - 09:41

The Chattanoogan

The Chattanooga Bach Choir Presents Barnett And Company Cantata Series Sunday
The Chattanoogan
The Chattanooga Bach Choir, David Long artistic director and conductor, presents its 4th annual Barnett & Company Cantata Series, featuring four Sunday afternoon concerts focusing on J.S. Bach's choral works chosen for the particular Sunday in the ...

Concert to feature Russian pianist - Seymour Tribune

Thu, 10/18/2018 - 02:40

Seymour Tribune

Concert to feature Russian pianist
Seymour Tribune
"I first came into contact with ideas of the divine when I attended a movie at 9 years old and heard a J.S. Bach piece, which was used as part of the soundtrack. I was immediately entranced by Bach, and over the years, my love and interest in him and ...

Concordia musicians to perform Saturday - Alpena News

Thu, 10/18/2018 - 01:12

Concordia musicians to perform Saturday
Alpena News
In addition to the Stravinsky, each group will perform independently, performing music by Copland, Haydn, Ticheli, Ewazen, Corelli, and JS Bach. Traveling and sharing their music allows Concordia students opportunities to communicate intimate and ...

Roger McGuinn Talks Byrds, Rickenbackers, New Album and Touring with Chris Hillman - Guitar World Magazine

Wed, 10/17/2018 - 13:05

Guitar World Magazine

Roger McGuinn Talks Byrds, Rickenbackers, New Album and Touring with Chris Hillman
Guitar World Magazine
He's a co-founder of Sixties pop-rock titans the Byrds, and his distinctive 12-string Rickenbacker jangle is one of the most influential and imitated guitar sounds of the past 53 years. Oh, his playing also inspired a Beatles song and he helped invent ...

Vasa Lodge meets, talks Bach - Marquette Mining Journal

Wed, 10/17/2018 - 12:33

Vasa Lodge meets, talks Bach
Marquette Mining Journal
The featured program will be a brief talk about the composer J.S. Bach, followed by a piano performance of one of his most famous works. The lodge is open to anyone of Scandinavian descent and their spouses. The general public is invited to hear the ...

Reader Bulletins: October 18-24, 2018 - Rutland Herald

Wed, 10/17/2018 - 11:01

Rutland Herald

Reader Bulletins: October 18-24, 2018
Rutland Herald
Join us to hear the renowned pianist, Nathan Carterette, perform the sublime Goldberg Variations by J.S. Bach in the sanctuary of Grace Church, 8 Court Street, in Rutland, on Sunday, October 21 at 4 p.m. Hailed as 'wonderfully poetic' (Westfalen Post ...

Thursday Morning: Bruce Bengtson Plays Bach - Wortfm

Wed, 10/17/2018 - 09:15

Thursday Morning: Bruce Bengtson Plays Bach
Wortfm
At 7:08 Thursday morning (10/18) you can hear organist Bruce Bengtson play J.S. Bach's Prelude and Fugue in E Minor BWV 549 (“The Wedge”). WORT recorded this performance on May 15 of this year, Bengtson's final recital before retiring after 40 years as ...

Keeping Score #3: Chorus Director Tucker Biddlecombe - WPLN

Wed, 10/17/2018 - 05:20

WPLN

Keeping Score #3: Chorus Director Tucker Biddlecombe
WPLN
Always gives me shivers. The rest of the work feels somewhat bloated to me at times, but that opening overture is so clean and perfect, and creates the perfect momentum into the action." (the moment he refers to occurs at 4:30). JS Bach - St. Matthew ...

Chattanooga Bach Choir continues its Barnett & Company Cantata Series - Chattanooga Times Free Press

Wed, 10/17/2018 - 00:03

Chattanooga Times Free Press

Chattanooga Bach Choir continues its Barnett & Company Cantata Series
Chattanooga Times Free Press
The cantata series offers Sunday afternoon concerts focusing on J.S. Bach's choral works chosen for that particular Sunday in the liturgical calendar. "In the Lutheran service, the cantata served as both musical commentary and reflection on the gospel ...

Augsburg Centennial Singers will perform concert Oct. 21 in St. Louis Park - ECM Publishers

Tue, 10/16/2018 - 19:53

Augsburg Centennial Singers will perform concert Oct. 21 in St. Louis Park
ECM Publishers
Christensen has chosen a variety of music written by classical composers, including J.S. Bach, contemporary composers such as Leland B. Sateren, hymns, folks songs and patriotic songs like “God Bless America.” Tickets will be available at the door.

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