Boston Bach Birthday 2015 v4 final crop

March 21, 2015, 9 AM – 6:30 PM


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9:00 Peep The Piper, by Guy Bovet (Children’s Program)

Jonathan Wessler, organ; John Robinson, narrator (St. Paul’s Parish and Choir School, Cambridge)

9:45  Yevgenia Semeina-Maroyan, organ (Arlington Street Church, Boston)

    • Trio Sonata No. 2 in c, BWV 526
    • “Ich ruf zu dir, Herr Jesu Christ”, BWV 639 from Orgelbüchlein
    • Prelude and Fugue in E-flat (“St. Anne”) BWV 552

10:25  Kate Arndt, violin (New England Conservatory)

    • Violin Sonata No. 2 in a, BWV 1003

10:50 Hymn Sing with Arvid Gast, organ (St. Jakobi & Hochschule für Musik, Lübeck)

11:10  First Lutheran Church Choir, soloists & orchestra; Bálint Karosi, conductor

    • Cantata BWV 214 Tönet, Ihr Pauken! Erschallet, Trompeten!

Introduction by Brian McCreath, host, “The Bach Hour”, WCRB Classical Music/99.5

12:45  Stephan Griffin, organ (Boston University)

    • Schmücke dich, o liebe Seele, BWV 654 Leipzig Chorale
    • Trio super Herr Jesu Christ, dich zu uns wend, BWV 655 Leipzig Chorale
    • O Lamm Gottes, unschuldig, BWV 656 Leipzig Chorale
    • An Wasserflüssen Babylon, BWV 653 Leipzig Chorale
    • Prelude and Fugue in C, BWV 547

1:35  Dylan Sauerwald, harpsichord, & Héloïse Degrugillier, flute

    • Flute Sonata in e, BWV 1034
    • French Suite No. 5 in G, BWV 816

2:25  Bálint Karosi, organ (First Lutheran Church and Yale University)

    • The Art of Fugue, BWV 1080

3:35  Recorder Ensemble (Héloïse Degrugillier, Emily O’Brien, Roy Sansom) recorders

    • Trio Sonata No. 3  BWV 527

3:50  Allison Drenkow, cello (New England Conservatory)

    • Cello Suite No. 2 in d, BWV 1008

4:20  Hymn Sing with Bálint Karosi, organ (First Lutheran Church and Yale University)

4:35  Katelyn Emerson, organ (Oberlin College and Conservatory)

    • Concerto in a, RV 522, BWV 593
    • Trio Sonata V in C, BWV 529
    • Nun komm, der Heiden Heiland, a 2 claviers et pedale, BWV 659 Leipzig Chorale
    • Trio super: Nun komm, der Heiden Heiland, a due bassi e canto fermo, BWV 660 Leipzig Chorale
    • Prelude and Fugue in G, BWV 541

5:30  Arvid Gast, organ (St. Jakobi & Hochschule für Musik, Lübeck)

    • Trio Sonata VI in G, BWV 530
    • Prelude and Fugue in e, BWV 548
    • Partita “Was soll ich Sünder machen”, BWV 770
    • Toccata, Adagio and Fugue in C, BWV 564

8:00  At Emmanuel Church: Emmanuel Music, Ryan Turner, Artistic Director

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