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Date(s) - 24/05/2019
8:00 pm - 9:45 pm
Luc Beauséjour, harpsichord; Julia Wedman, violin; Alison Melville, recorder; John Abberger, director (oboe); Hélène Brunet, soprano; Daniel Taylor, countertenor; Nick Veltmeyer, tenor; and Joel Allison, baritone; Toronto Bach Festival Orchestra.
Opening concert in a three-day festival of historically informed performances celebrating one of the world’s most prolific and best loved composers, Johann Sebastian Bach.
Tritt auf die Glaubensbahn, BWV 152; Brandenburg Concerto No. 5, BWV 1050;
Concerto in A minor for violin, BWV 1041; Du wahrer Gott und Davids Sohn, BWV 23
The Toronto Bach Festival attracts leading interpreters of baroque music to perform Bach’s vocal and keyboard music, and works for other instrumentals in an intimate, live setting. Montreal harpsichordist Luc Beauséjour is featured in his Festival debut.
A 3-Concert Festival Pass – $110; age 30 and under $30 – offers preferred seating and a discount of up to 42%. For only an extra $15; $5 for age 30 and under, pass holders can add the Late Night with Bach concert (May 25). Passes may be picked up from the Festival box office at St. Barnabas at the first concert.
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