Post-lunch guests will listen to a fascinating talk by historian Wally Oppenheim on The Life and Legacy of JS Bach
. The talk will cover the life and times of the great composer and organist, from his birth in Germany in 1685 until his death 65 years later.
From the offset his recitalist's credentials are apparent in a collection of confident, jazzy and very English arrangements of JS Bach
placed alongside Durrant's distinctive renditions of British Folk tunes and his own evocative pieces.
Thomas The internationally recognised virtuoso will be playing the music of JS Bach
at the concert which will raise cash for the church.
She will be performing works by JS Bach
and other compositions.
's Cantata 192 and part of his Ascension Cantata will also feature.
ENJOY an evening of music by JS Bach
at St Christopher's Cathedral tomorrow.
They will be singing JS Bach
's powerful St Matthew Passion - widely regarded as one of the masterpieces of sacred music - in Coventry Cathedral on Good Friday (April 18) at 6pm.
On the opening night, 18-year-old Canadian-Polish pianist Jan Lisiecki took to the stage to play Chopin's Etudes Op 10 and 25, and JS Bach
's Partita No 1.
The chamber choir specialises in the music of JS Bach
and the Baroque period, but also perform music from other eras, including the 20th century.
This modest collection of six short pieces for horn and organ includes two well-known works by JS Bach
(Jesus bleibet meine Freude from BWV 147 and the Air on a G-String from the Suite BWV 1068), one by Telemann (an organ choraleprelude Komm, heiliger Geist, Herre Gott), an Adagio by Mozart (KV Anh.
Concert 2: Saturday, June 18, 7.30pm, St Andrew's Church, Corbridge: Baroque classics including Vivaldi's Four Seasons and works by Corelli, JS Bach
and his son, Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach.
At The Sage Gateshead on Sunday he's the guest of the Newcastle Bach Choir for a performance of JS Bach