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Before Bach and Beyond

Johann Sebastian Bach was considered a learned composer. He studied the works of Biber and Handel. In turn, Bach is considered the greatest composer in the history of western music. His influence continues more than 300 years after he lived. This concert features works by composers who impacted Bach and works from composers, who were impacted by his genius.

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St. Luke's Cathedral
143 State Street
Portland, Maine 04101 United States
About the Event
Presented by
Bach Virtuosi Festival
(207) 415-4947
Tuesday, August 2

Visit to buy individual tickets ($40/person) or a season pass with a 25% savings. The musicians of the Bach Virtuosi Festival are considered world-renowned. They perform internationally, playing with many of the greatest orchestras and teaching at the world’s best conservatories. If you enjoy classical music, this is NOT a festival to miss.

– Sonata X “The Crucifixion” by Heinrich Ignaz Franz Biber
– Canonic Sonata for Two Violins in G Major and D Major by Georg Philipp Telemann
– Trio Sonata in C major by C.P.E Bach
– Two world premieres by New Zealand composers Celeste Oram and German composer Sebastian Gottschick