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Oct092019

Minnesota Bach Ensemble Announces 2019-2020 Opening Concert at MacPhail

Minnesota Bach Ensemble Announces 2019-2020 Opening Concert for its 8th Season
MBE welcomes new Artistic Director Mischa Santora!
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After seven successful seasons under the expert leadership of Andrew Altenbach, Minnesota Bach Ensemble (MBE) is opening a new chapter of its exploration and performance of the works of J.S. Bach, his sons and contemporaries. Mr. Santora comes to MBE after an exhaustive search for a conductor both knowledgeable and experienced in baroque music and possessing the considerable technical skills needed for this challenging and often tricky repertoire. He also brings a warm and collaborative conducting style.
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The October 26 and 28 program features J.S. Bach and his family. J.S. Bach’s sons respected and revered their father, but ultimately rejected his complex style of composition. Their search for new paths forward is one of the most exciting (and rarely told) stories in music history. Linh Kauffman (soprano), Philip Zawisza (baritone), and Adam Kuenzel (flute) are the featured soloists in this celebratory season opener.
Saturday, October 26 | 3pm
Monday, October 28 | 7pm
Antonello Hall - MacPhail Center for Music 
J.S. Bach - Chamber Cantata BWV 152 in E minor, Tritt auf die Glaubensbahn
C.P.E. Bach - Concerto for Flute and Strings in D minor, H.484.1                   
W.F. Bach – Sinfonia in F Major (“Dissonant”), F. 67                     
J.S. Bach – Ouverture (Suite) No. 1 in C Major, BWV 1066
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Performances are approximately 2 hours in duration, including intermission. All tickets are general seating and available online and at the door ($30, $10 students).
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The Minnesota Bach Ensemble is a professional chamber orchestra dedicated to performing the music of J.S. Bach and his contemporaries. We seek to engage and enrich the lives of our audiences and musicians with each performance, presenting masterworks as well as overlooked gems in the repertoire.
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