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  1. Holy Week music sets a high bar, but one church rises to the challengeRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 16 | Religion News Service

    The choir and orchestra of First Presbyterian Church offering Cantata 79, J.S. Bach, during worship on Reformation Sunday in October 2013.

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  2. Brilliant Canzona concert a fitting tribute to leaderRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 15 | The Winnipeg Free Press

    ... led his final concert after 25 years on the podium. The 3 1/2-hour evening (including intermission) featured J.S. Bach's monumental St. Matthew Passion -- a magnum opus befitting the retirement of one of the province's most beloved musical pillars. ...

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  3. Today in Music HistoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 10 | Canada.com

    In 1729, composer J.S. Bach conducted the premiere performance of his "St. Matthew Passion" at St. Thomas Church in Leipzig, Germany.

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  4. A Cantata for Palm SundayRead the original story

    Monday Apr 14 | WGBH

    Cantata BWV 182 Himmelsknig, sei willkommen - Malin Hartelius, soprano; Nathalie Stutzmann, alto; James Gilchrist, tenor; Peter Harvey, bass; Monteverdi Choir & English Baroque Soloists, John Eliot Gardiner, conductor J.S. Bach's music offers both the foundation of classical music and an intimate window on the human condition.

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  5. Bach Soloists wrap up season on April 28Read the original story

    Sunday Apr 13 | Davis Enterprise

    The American Bach Soloists conclude their Davis season at 7 p.m. Monday, April 28, with "Bach's Legacy," a program celebrating the music of J.S. Bach and its lasting influence upon later composers.

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  6. Now Playing Onstage in Mesa - Week of 4/13/2014Read the original story

    Sunday Apr 13 | BroadwayWorld.com

    CAMERON CARPENTER Mesa Arts Center, Piper Repertory Theater 4/16-4/16/2014 2012 recipient of the coveted Leonard Bernstein Award, CAMERON CARPENTER is "one of the rare musicians who changes the game of his instrument... He is a smasher of cultural and classical music taboos.

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  7. TOCCATA Presents Bach's St. Matthew PassionRead the original story

    Friday Apr 11 | Daily Sparks Tribune

    Soloists include Daniel Paulson as the Evangelist; Stuart Duke as Jesus; Anna Helwing and Joy Strotz, as soprano soloists; and Katharine DeBoer and Liudmilla Mullin as mezzo soprano soloists.

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  8. TOCCATA Presents Bach's St. Matthew PassionRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 9 | Daily Sparks Tribune

    Soloists include Daniel Paulson as the Evangelist; Stuart Duke as Jesus; Anna Helwing and Joy Strotz, as soprano soloists; and Katharine DeBoer and Liudmilla Mullin as mezzo soprano soloists.

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  9. Between Worlds with Avi AvitalRead the original story

    Monday Apr 7 | WGBH

    After bursting on the scene two years ago with a recording of music by J.S. Bach, Avi Avital brings virtuosity on the mandolin to a collection of pieces born the intersections of disparate genres and regions of the world.

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  10. Victoria Bach Festival presents gospel performance for Palm SundayRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 8 | The Victoria Advocate

    Victoria Bach Festival Artistic Director Craig Hella Johnson will direct the Texas State Chorale and Chamber Orchestra during a performance of J. S. Bach's monumental "St.

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  11. Guitarist Manuel Barrueco: Master of FusionRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 8 | SF Classical Voice

    ... and The Omni Foundation for the Performing Arts at SFJAZZ. He gave the carefully structured Baroque music of J.S. Bach and Domenico Scarlatti, which made up the first half of the recital, dramatic and colorful readings. In the second half, he gave ...

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  12. Handel and Hayden browses the shelves of Felix MendelssohnRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 7 | Boston.com

    ... Matthew Passion," a work that had by then all but disappeared. Mendelssohn's interests naturally extended beyond J.S. Bach to Handel, Vivaldi, and Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach, and works by all four of these composers appeared on H&H's weekend program, ...

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  13. chocolate-TrifleRead the original story

    Mar 12, 2014 | The Ephrata Review

    ... 3 p.m., international artist, cellist Emilio Colon puts his passionate stamp on the virtuoso Solo Cello Suites of J.S. Bach. Colon will perform at Grace Lutheran Church, 517 N. Queen St., Lancaster.... Lily's on Main & Ephrata Main Theatre is Ready ...

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  14. Melanie Minty: Three actors tackle 'The Drawer Boy' at Surrey Little TheatreRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 7 | The Now Newspaper

    ... music - just as Christmas does. The Handel Society of Music is presenting two concerts of "St. John Passion" by J.S. Bach. And nothing says spring better than Bach. The Friday, April 4 concert is at 7:30 p.m. at St. Joseph Parish, 140 Moody St., ...

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  15. Pianist Angela Hewitt -- master of Beethoven, BachRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2014 | The Campbell Reporter

    ... San Francisco at the SFJazz Center, presented by San Francisco Performances. (She will play "The Art of Fugue" by J.S. Bach, for whom Hewitt has a special affinity.) I recently caught up with Hewitt by phone, while she was on tour in South Korea. We ...

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  16. Sotheby's Offers $45 Million Stradivari, Ming Era CupRead the original story

    Friday Apr 4 | The Washington Post

    ... world," Ingles told a media briefing, where Hong Kong Philharmonic principal viola player Andrew Ling performed J.S. Bach's Cello Suite Number 4 Prelude. The current record for a musical instrument was set when a 1721 Stradivari violin sold for ...

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  17. Pacific Symphony, Segerstrom Center to Present Organ Virtuoso Cameron Carpenter, TodayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 3 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... generating a level of unprecedented acclaim, exposure and controversy. His repertoire-from the complete works of J.S. Bach and Cesar Franck, to his hundreds of transcriptions of non-organ music, his original compositions and his collaborations with ...

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  18. Pacific Symphony and Segerstrom Center for the Arts Welcome Organist Cameron Carpenter TonightRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 3 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... generating a level of unprecedented acclaim, exposure and controversy. His repertoire-from the complete works of J.S. Bach and Cesar Franck, to his hundreds of transcriptions of non-organ music, his original compositions and his collaborations with ...

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  19. Lenten concert comes to Pleasanton SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 3 | Pleasanton Weekly

    Bay Area Classical Harmonies will perform sacred music in the Lynnewood United Methodist Church in Pleasanton starting at 7 p.m. Saturday.

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  20. Calvin College alumnus appointed to lead Calvin Oratorio SocietyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 3 | MLive.com

    ... College faculty and staff, students and alumni, and interested community members, has performed such works as J.S. Bach's Easter Oratorio, St. Matthew Passion and St. John Passion;, Brahms' "A German Requiem," Requiem), Haydn's "The Creation," ...

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