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Bach Festival Concert III – Bach Music & Dance

Event Details

April 22, 2021
7:30 pm


Free admission
Music & Dance Dept.

Thursday, April 22, 7:30 pm (online via YouTube)
Lauren Cox, dancer; Jonathan Hulting-Cohen, baritone saxophone
Gregory Spiridopoulos, trombone
Eduardo Leandro, guest marimba; Ayano Kataoka, marimba
Salvatore Macchia, viola da gamba

Lauren Cox/Jonathan Hulting-Cohen: Prelude (2021)
For 4 baritone saxophones and dancer, inspired by the Prelude of Bach’s Solo Cello Suite #1 in G major
J.S. Bach (arr. Hunsberger): Passacaglia in C minor, BWV 582
J.S. Bach: Trio Sonata No. 2 in C minor, BWV 526
J.S. Bach: Four duets from Klavier-Übung III, BWV 802-805

About the Festival and Symposium:

The UMass Amherst Bach Festival and Symposium was launched in April 2015.  The biennial event attracts exceptional musicians and scholars of international stature to UMass Amherst, connects them to our students, alumni and faculty, and through robust collaboration, creates an event of artistic and academic excellence that enriches all who come in contact with it.