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CANCELLED: Bach and the Extended Family

Bach the European 2020 pink background

John Butt director

JC Bach (elder) Wie bist du denn, O Gott
JM Bach Es ist ein großer Gewinn
JB Bach Ouverture-Suite in E minor
JS Bach Weichet nur, betrübte Schatten, BWV 202

This concert places Johann Sebastian Bach’s wedding cantata Weichet nur, betrübte Schatten in the context of works by three of his relatives, including his first cousin once removed, Johann Christoph Bach. The Bach family tree shows that Johann Sebastian was not a ‘one-off’, as demonstrated in the numerous masterpieces by his relatives in the Altbachisches Archiv collection.

Performed on historical instruments.

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