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Oct 23, 2015
EMG International Series presents
Bach Collegium Japan
Vivaldi, Handel, Bach
Under the artistic direction of Masaaki Suzuki, Bach Collegium Japan is renowned for its striking performances of Baroque music. The group makes its Seattle debut with Vivaldi’s concertos for recorder and oboe; Bach’s “Brandenburg Concerto;” and backed by powerful soprano Joanne Lunn, “Cantata No. 51;” and Handel’s epic early version of “Gloria.”
($20 – $39)
Friday, October 23, 2015, 8:00PM

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Great Hall
1119 Eighth Avenue (enter on Eighth Avenue)
Seattle, WA 98101
$39 Adult, $20 Student/Under 25, $25 Discount Side Section. All seats are assigned by Early Music Guild.

Bach Collegium Japan

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Under the artistic direction of Masaaki Suzuki, Bach Collegium Japan is renowned for its striking performances of Baroque music–their 55-disc recording of Bach’s church cantatas even received a 2014 ECHO Klassick award. Hailed by The Independent as having “a freshness and ease in live performance,” the acclaimed ensemble makes their Seattle debut with the work of three greats. They will perform Vivaldi’s concertos for recorder and oboe; Bach’s “Brandenburg Concerto;” and backed by powerful soprano Joanne Lunn, “Cantata No. 51” and Handel’s epic early version of “Gloria”–lost for nearly 300 years.

Ticketing note: Early Music Guild offers a $5 Town Hall member discount on tickets. To take advantage of this offer, please order tickets via phone (206-325-7066) or at the box office the evening of the performance. For the best seats, they strongly recommend ordering by phone in advance.

Learn more: About the program.

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Presented by: Early Music Guild’s International Series.

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