Agave Baroque | Feb 25–27

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.

Single tickets available August 9

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 25, 8:00PM
First Presbyterian Church
1140 Cowper Street at Lincoln, Palo Alto

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 26, 7:30PM
St. John’s Presbyterian Church
2727 College Avenue, Berkeley

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 27, 4:00PM
St. Mark’s Lutheran Church
1111 O’Farrell Street, San Francisco

Single tickets: $55 general|$46.25 SFEMS members|$20 patrons 35 and under (with ID)

We will follow local and state guidelines in regards to any Covid-19 related restrictions.

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