Saturday, October 3, 2015 at 8 PM______________________________________________________________
Pickman Hall, Longy School of Music of Bard College
27 Garden St. Cambridge
In the first of the season's evening concert series, Bach Rearranged, our musicians show how Bach himself, Stravinsky, and the Swingle Singers took off on Bach’s works.
The vocal octet will perform a number of Ward Swingle's Bach arrangements of instrumental works. To hear an example of this unique sound click on the links below to listen to the original Swingle Singers perform:
Bach Badinerie Concerto in F largo 1969 Prelude and Fugue No. 1 in C Major Fugue for organ in g minor BWV 578
A pre-concert conversation will take place at 7 PM with John Heiss and Christopher Krueger.
BACH Orchestral Suite No. 2 in b minor, BWV 1067
Bourrée I & II
Polonaise & Double
BadinerieChristopher Krueger, flute
BACH Concerto for Three Violins in D Major, BWV 1064R
AllegroHeather Braun, Heidi Braun-Hill
and Rose Drucker, violin
STRAVINSKY Four Preludes and Fugues from Das Wohltemperierte Klavier
Prelude and Fugue No. 10 in e, BWV 854 from Book 1
Prelude and Fugue No. 4 in c-sharp, BWV 849 from Book 1
Prelude and Fugue No. 11 in F, BWV 880 from Book 2
Prelude and Fugue No. 24 in b, BWV 869 from Book 1
SWINGLE Swingle Singers Selections
Prelude No. 1 in C Major, BWV 846
from The Well Tempered Clavier, Book 1
Gigue from Cello Suite No. 1 in C Major, BWV 1009
Sinfonia No. 11 in g minor, BWV 797
Badinerie from Orchestral Suite No. 2 in b minor, BWV 1067
“Little” Fugue in g minor, BWV 578Vocal Octet:
Margot Rood and Shari Wilson, soprano
Carrie Cheron and Margaret Lias, alto
Charles Blandy and Jonas Budris, tenor
Jacob Cooper and Donald Wilkinson, bass
The Orchestra and Soloists of Emmanuel Music
Ryan Turner conducting
Tickets General $30, 1st Tier $60, Patron $120, Student $10
All concert seating is general admission by section
Web sales are closed for this event. However, a limited number of tickets will be available for door sales.
Click here to view the Seating Chart
The Longy School has no parking lot, but there is on street parking directly surrounding the buildings for those who have Cambridge residents stickers. With the proximity to Harvard Square, public transportation is an option. Longy is a 10 minute walk from Harvard Square.
Special Pre-Concert Dinner Package
Join us at NuBar at the Sheraton Commander Hotel – a Harvard Square restaurant with a 100 year history reinterpreted into a chic and modern neighborhood mainstay. The NuBar is offering all Emmanuel Music ticket holders a 3-course prix fixe dinner for $35 (tax, gratuity & beverages not included.) View a sample menu here.
Ticket holders should call 617-234-1365 to make reservations by 5 p.m. the day before the concert and reference that they are Emmanuel Music ticket holders. Reserved seating will begin at 5:30 p.m. the evening of the concert. For more information about Nubar: www.nubarcambridge.com
Reservations required, subject to availability.