Bach: All in the Family
Over the course of two centuries, one family grew to dominate the musical scene of Europe—so much so that in Erfurt, Germany, musicians were called “Bachs”! The Bach family produced scores (no pun intended) of professional musicians, composers, and musicologists, not the least of which was Johann Sebastian. How did one family end up with so much genius in it?
Local favorites Agave Baroque explore the repertoire produced by the Bach family: enjoy music written in the shadow of the Thirty Years’ War all the way through to the Age of Enlightenment. From French-style orchestral suites, a vivacious Italianate concerto, to hearty German-style music, revel in the creative stylings of many, many Johanns.
Aaron Westman and Anna Washburn, violins; Kati Kyme, viola; William Skeen, cello; Kevin Cooper, theorbo/baroque guitar; Henry Lebedinsky, harpsichord
FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 25, 8:00PM
First Presbyterian Church
1140 Cowper Street at Lincoln, Palo Alto
SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 26, 7:30PM
St. Mark’s Episcopal Church
2300 Bancroft Way, Berkeley
Please note venue change; ticket holders who purchased before February 5 will receive a notification about seat exchanges.
SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 27, 4:00PM
St. Mark’s Lutheran Church
1111 O’Farrell Street, San Francisco
Single tickets: $55 general|$46.25 SFEMS members (discount applied after log in)|$20 patrons 35 and under (with ID)
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