Posts Tagged ‘J. S. Bach’
The annual Bach marathon
Music at St. David’s is presenting the 41st annual Bach Marathon this Sunday from 2-7pm at St. David’s Episcopal Church in Roland Park. Here’s the Director of Music Ministries, Douglas Buchanan.
The Bach marathon reaches a milestone!
March 21st is the 331st birthday of Johann Sebastian Bach, and St David’s in Roland Park is celebrating with their 40th annual Bach marathon on March 13th. Here is the Director of Music Ministries, Douglas Buchanan.
Bach, Bach, and more Bach
The music series at St. David’s episcopal church in Roland Park is presenting its 39th annual Bach Marathon from 2 to 7 p.m. on Sunday. Director, organist, and pianist Douglas Buchanan is coordinating it all, and he talks about it here …
The best laid plans …
There had to be some fast foot work over at the Shriver Hall Concert Series after Hélène Grimaud was obliged to withdraw from the opening concert on Sunday following a stress injury. Filling in with grace and aplomb, and with a one-of-a-kind […]
There are not many violinists, I think, who could pull off standing alone on a bare stage playing solo Bach, but Gil Shaham is certainly one of them. There are so many layers – simply remembering that volume of music; the technical facility to master the music; the ear to achieve that true intonation; a […]
When we celebrated the birthday of Romanian-born pianist, Radu Lupu, last week, I made the observation on the air that a number of pianists have idiosyncrasies, and Lupu’s mild and harmless one is to sit on a regular office chair when he is playing. […]
Thursday 09/27/12 The Cleveland Orchestra
11:00 PM Conductor: Ton Koopman, soprano: Teresa Wakim BACH: Brandenburg Concerto No. 1 in F, BWV 1046 BACH: Cantata No. 202, “Weichet nur, betrübte Schatten” “Wedding Cantata” BACH: Sinfonia from Cantata No. 209 BACH: Sinfonia from Cantata No. 42 BACH: Orchestral Suite No. 3 in D, BWV 1068
Thursday 05/24/12 Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra
11:00 PM Conductor/Violinist: Itzhak Perlman BACH: Violin Concerto in A minor, BWV 1041 TCHAIKOVSKY: Serenade for Strings MENDELSSOHN: Symphony No. 4, “Italian”
On Sunday, March 25, Music in the Great Hall will present two highly acclaimed artists: flutist Claire Chase & percussionist Svet Stoyanov, both winners of the prestigious Concert Artists Guild Competition. I recently met with Music in the Great Hall’s Artistic Director, Lura Johnson, to talk about this exciting performance. Click on the link below […]