The Brandenburg Concertos

Please note this performance begins at 7 p.m.

Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center on Tour

Tara Helen O'Connor, Ransom Wilson, flutes; Randall Ellis, James Austin Smith, Stephen Taylor, oboes; Marc Goldberg, bassoon; Stewart Rose, David Byrd-Marrow, horns; David Washburn, trumpet; Kenneth Weiss, harpsichord; Sean Lee, Daniel Philips, Alexander Sitkovetsky, Arnaud Sussmann, violins; Che-Yen Chen, Yura Lee, violas; Dmitri Atapine, Timothy Eddy, Inbal Segev, cellos; Joseph H. Conyers, double bass.

Apex Concerts and the Performing Arts Series co-present the complete Brandenburg Concertos by Johann Sebastian Bach, performed by the nation’s leading chamber music organization, the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center. Widely regarded as the greatest examples of Baroque instrumental music, these six masterpieces unfailingly provide spiritual fulfillment for music lovers of all backgrounds and inspire strength at year’s end and a vision for the brightest future. Twenty musicians from the multi-generational international roster of the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center, including the University’s own cellist Dmitri Atapine, will bring Nightingale Concert Hall to life during this extraordinary performance. The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center brings the experience of great chamber music to more people than any other organization of its kind. Under the artistic leadership of David Finckel and Wu Han, it presents a wide variety of concert series and educational events to and for listeners of all ages, which appeal to both connoisseurs and newcomers.

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)

Brandenburg Concerto No. 1 in F major, BWV 1046 (1720)
Brandenburg Concerto No. 3 in G major, BWV 1048 (1720)
Brandenburg Concerto No. 5 in D major, BWV 1050 (1720)
Brandenburg Concerto No. 2 in F major, BWV 1047 (1720)
Brandenburg Concerto No. 6 in B flat major, BWV 1051 (1720)
Brandenburg Concerto No. 4 in G major, BWV 1049 (1720)