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Friday, October 20, 2017 at 7:00 p.m.
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J.S. Bach:
Brandenburg Concerto No. 6, BWV 1051
Trio Sonata in G, BWV 1038
Concerto for 2 Harpsichords in C, BWV 1061
 
The first chamber concert of the anniversary season opens with a program of repertoire performed during the Consort’s debut season, including works featured on the first-ever program 40 years ago. Join us as we celebrate the history of the Consort in this richly varied program of instrumental works.

Todd Fickley

Native Washingtonian, conductor, pianist, harpsichordist, and organist Todd Fickley is the acting artistic director of the Consort. He holds an MA in organ performance from the University of Wales and is a fellow of the AGO. He has performed at the Kennedy Center and across the US, Europe and Israel, and has been featured with the NSO and Washington Ballet. His recordings have been critically praised as “some of the most enthralling Bach organ playing you are likely to hear anywhere by anyone.”
 
Colin St-Martin, flute
Marlisa del Cid Woods, violin
Paul Miller, viola
Scott McCormick, viola
Todd Fickley, harpsichord
Scott Dettra, harpsichord
 
Reverend Elizabeth Carl & Victoria Hill, underwriters

Single Tickets on Sale Now!

Single tickets are currently on sale to the general public. The 40th Anniversary 2017–18 season, opening Sunday, September 17, features four subscription concerts at National Presbyterian Church and three chamber series concerts at Live! at 10th & G.

We’ve made it easier than ever to purchase tickets online – click here to buy now.

In the search for the Bach Consort’s next Artistic Director, our Search Committee has chosen these musicians to help us write the next chapter of the Bach Consort story. Each will have the opportunity to lead the Consort in one of the upcoming National Presbyterian Church Series concerts. In the past, we have focused on presenting one major work per season. The next concerts, however, will all be large masterworks and will feature some of Bach’s grandest choral and orchestral works.

Click HERE to learn more about the Artistic Director Candidates.

Purchase a subscription series of 3 concerts or more at any time by clicking here or by calling the office. A subscription to the Washington Bach Consort allows you to enjoy performances throughout the season, including the Series at National Presbyterian Church and the Chamber Series at Live! at 10th & G, at a discount off the single ticket price.



     


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Founded in 1977 by the late J. Reilly Lewis, the Washington Bach Consort is a professional chorus and orchestra noted for its performances of 18th-Century music on period instruments. Its mission is to perform to the highest artistic standards the music of J.S. Bach and his Baroque contemporaries.