Bach & Vivaldi Festival

Bach & Vivaldi Festival

Ama Deus Ensemble Soloists, Chorus & Orchestra

St Mark’s Church, Philadelphia
Church of the Good Samaritan, Paoli

Tracy Sturgis, soprano
Julia Bokunewicz, soprano
Sarah Davol, oboe
Elin Frazier, trumpet
Nicole Lambert, flute
Thomas DiSarlo, violin
Valentin Radu, piano

Antonio Vivaldi:
Gloria in D Major, RV 589
Oboe Concerto in B-flat Major, RV 464
Concerto for Trumpet and Oboe in D Major, RV 563
J. S. Bach:
Jesu, meine Freude, BWV 227
Piano Concerto in d minor, BWV 1052
Orchestral Suite No. 2 in b minor, BWV 1067
Brandenburg Concerto No. 2 in F Major, BWV 1047

Our season finale features works by the two Baroque giants Bach and Vivaldi: Bach’s exciting motet Jesu, meine Freude, the Brandenburg Concerto No 2 (for trumpet, violin, flute and oboe) plus solo concertos for oboe, trumpet and piano, with Maestro on the Steinway; and from Vivaldi, his jubilant Gloria as well as two instrumental concertos—all with stellar soloists. A program designed to end our Season 33 on a joyous and celebratory note!

Running time: 2 hours 15 minutes including one intermission

This concert series made possible by a grant from The CHG Charitable Trust with additional support from the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts.

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