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Homage to Bach

Grace Cathedral, Topeka
Event organized by Grace Cathedral, Topeka

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In collaboration with Grace Episcopal Cathedral (Topeka, KS) NAVO Presents: Homage to Bach!

This program pays homage to one of the most influential composers of all times : J. S.Bach. NAVO Consort will open the program with the Orchestral Suite no. 1, followed by a unique arrangement by Boris Vayner for string quartet of the Chaconne from the second Partita in D minor for unaccompanied violin. Bach’s Chaconne is one of his most iconic instrumental works. Oboist Margaret Marco and violinist Véronique Mathieu will share the stage to offer a performance of the double concerto for violin and oboe. In this work, Bach used a truly unique instrumentation, and to this day, not many composers took up the challenge of writing for such dissimilar instruments. The concert will conclude with the celebrated Brandenburg Concerto no. 3, a gem from the baroque era.

Tickets for the April 15 Grace Cathedral concert can be purchased in advance at www.GreatSpaces.org, or at the door.