04/10/2011: "Bach On Orcas, Lopez & FH"
The Salish Sea Early Music Festival will present a program of works by Johann Sebastian Bach on Sunday, April 9.on Orcas (376-2352), again on Lopez (468-3477), then in Friday Harbor (378-5360) on April 10, at 2 pm.
LOPEZ 1:30 PM - Grace Church • 70 Sunset Lane •
ORCAS: 7:30 PM - Odd Fellows Hall • 112 Haven Road • Eastsound
FRIDAY HARBOR: 2:00 PM - St. David’s Church • 780 Park Street
In addition to Bach sonatas for violin and flute, the concert will feature the entire “Musical Offering.” This work includes a set of cannons, fugues, and a trio sonata which are all based on a theme given to Bach by King Frederick II of Prussia. The 6-part fugue is considered to be one of the most significant keyboard works ever written.
This performance of the Salish Sea Early Music Festival will be performed by Harpsichordist Hans-Jürgen Schnoor from Lübeck, Germany, baroque violinist and leader of the Seattle Baroque Orchestra Ingrid Matthews, and baroque flutist Jeffrey Cohan
The suggested donation, a free will offering towards expenses, is $15, with youth 18 and under invited to attend for free. For further information, call the numbers above or visit www.concertspirituel.org.