Fifth Annual Salem Bach Festival: 1685 – the Birth of Genius

Hands playing flute and piano

Faculty Artist Series

The year 1685 saw the birth of three monumental Baroque composers: Johann Sebastian Bach, George Frideric Handel and Domenico Scarlatti. This concert, featuring students and faculty-artists from the School of Music, interweaves instrumental and vocal music from these three prolific composers in the first concert of the annual Salem Bach Festival.

Tadeu Coelho, flute
Dmitri Shteinberg, harpsichord
Phyllis Pancella, mezzo-soprano
Glenn Siebert, tenor
Kevin Lawrence, violin
Timothy Olsen, organ

Program to include

  • J.S. Bach Partita in A minor, BWV 1013, for solo flute (c. 1722–1723)
  • Domenico Scarlatti  Sonata in A major, K. 24 (1738)
  • J.S. Bach Selected arias
  • George Frideric Handel Organ Concerto in F major, “The Cuckoo and Nightingale” (1735)

Ticket price: $20 regular / $15 student

Watson Hall
1533 South Main Street, Winston-Salem, NC
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Fifth Annual Salem Bach Festival: 1685 – the Birth of Genius
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