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Part of BV1 Baroque Variations
Richard Egarr, director/harpsichord
About This Performance
The period-instrument Academy of Ancient Music presents the complete orchestral suites of Bach. Music Director Richard Egarr will lead the evening, guiding the audience with contextual information and insights into these innovative and wide-ranging suites of 18th-century dance music.
Come for: Egarr's take on these extraordinary orchestral suites.
And more: A living history lesson. Bach directed the Collegium Musicum in Leipzig, a gathering of mostly university students who performed weekly at Gottfried Zimmermann’s coffeehouse. The First and Third of Bach’s suites of French-leaning ensemble dance music were probably composed around 1735, with the Fourth coming about five years later. The Second Suite, with its extraordinary virtuoso solo flute part, is probably the last orchestral music Bach wrote, about 1739.
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