MARCH 19 BACH CONCERT FEATURING FOUR HARPSICHORDS AND STRINGS
ANNUAL BACH BIRTHDAY CONCERT MARCH 19 FEATURES RARELY PERFORMED WORKS WITH FOUR HARPSICHORDS AND STRINGS
The Gloucester Meetinghouse Foundation presents a concert of rarely heard pieces for three and four harpsichords with a period string ensemble at the Gloucester Meetinghouse, corner of Middle and Church Streets, on Sunday, March 19 at 3:30 p.m.
Four virtuoso harpsichordists will be joined by the acclaimed string ensemble 'Arpeggione' in a musical extravaganza to celebrate the birthday of Johann Sebastian Bach. The harpsichordists, Elliot Figg, Frances Fitch, Lenora McCroskey, and Peter Sykes, will perform the Concerto in C-major and Concerto in D-minor by Bach for three harpsichords and strings, the Banchetto Musicale, No. 1 by Johann Hermann Schein for strings and harpsichord continuo, and and extremely rare performance of the Concerto in A-minor for four harpsichords alone by Bach, adapted from Vivaldi.