Saturday November 13 at 5pm

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Nov 13 5:00 pm

Music Matters: Chamber Duos from Leipzig

Due to unforeseen circumstances, the concert featuring Margaret Ziemnick and Elena Zamolodchikova has been postponed. A new concert has been scheduled for this date--details to be posted shortly.

MARGARET ZIEMNICKAbaroque violin
ELENA ZAMOLODCHIKOVAdouble harpsichord

Homage to Bach III
Chamber Duos from Leipzig
Bach chorales in chamber transcriptions
Violin sonatas by Joh. Sebastian Bach,
Johann Georg Pisendel,
& Georg Philipp Telemann

Our third Homage to Bach teleports us straight to Leipzig, epicenter of the brilliant Bach sphere. Intimate friends Sebastian Bach, Telemann, and Johann Georg Pisendel (1687-1755) shared original writing and changes in many of their compositions. In fact, we're still trying to sort out who wrote exactly what. Pisendel will startle you! A complex, richly emotive composer with a powerful command of the style he shared with Bach, he left many pieces still ascribed to his friend. Recently, surprised scholars have at last put a number of these attributions right. Peppered among the violin sonatas, we'll also hear Margaret's and Lena's own chamber transcriptions of the moving chorales of (mostly) Bach. They've a surprise in store for us at the end. To hear just what that is, you'll have to join us.


Masks are required for all attendees, regardless of vaccination status.

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