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Cal Poly Virtual Bach Week

Cal Poly Virtual Bach WeekThe Music Department will present Bach Week from Tuesday through Saturday, Jan. 19-23. At 7 p.m. Jan. 19, Bach Week Co-Director David Arrivée will give an Akademie lecture titled “Bach’s ‘Musical Offering.’” Arrivée will discuss the collection of works that J.S. Bach dedicated to Frederick the Great, and the opposite world views of the two great men.

At 7:45 p.m. Jan. 19, Cal Poly’s Suzanne Duffy on flute Emily Lanzone, violin Laura Gaynon, cello and Paul Woodring, harpsichord will perform the sonata from Bach’s “Musical Offering.” At 11:10 a.m. Jan. 21, guest artists Andrew McIntosh, violin and Paul Sherman, oboe will coach students in instrumental repertoire from the Baroque era and provide insight into the style and nuance of giving a historically informed performance. At 3:10 p.m. Jan. 21, guest artist and soprano Rebecca Myers will coach several voice students in varied repertoire. At 7 p.m. Jan. 23, Bach Week Co-Director Scott Glysson will give a pre-concert lecture titled “The Motets of J.S. Bach.” Bach’s six motets (BWV 225-230) are some of the most iconic works of the traditional choral/vocal repertoire. At 7:30 p.m. Jan. 23, the Cal Poly Chamber Choir will conclude Bach Week with a performance of “Lobet den Herrn, alle Heiden,” BWV 230. Attendees will also be treated to a bonus performance of two movements of “Missa O magnum mysterium” by Giovanni Palestrina.

Presenter / Producer: Cal Poly Music Department

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Music > Choral/Choirs
Music > Recitals - Instrumental
Music > Chamber Music

Event Phone: 805-756-2406

Cal Poly Music Department
San Luis Obispo CA 93407

Central California
Ventura, Santa Barbara & San Luis Obispo

Performance Dates: 1/19/2021 - 1/23/2021
Tuesday, 01/19/2021
Thursday, 01/21/2021
Saturday, 01/23/2021

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