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Celebrating Bach. ACADEMY OF ANCIENT MUSIC Baroque orchestra (Great Britain)

Thursday 12 June, 7 pm,
Lithuanian National Philharmonic Hall

Celebrating Bach
ACADEMY OF ANCIENT MUSIC Baroque orchestra (Great Britain)

Orchestra director, harpsichordist RICHARD EGARR
Programme
JOHANN SEBASTIAN BACH (1685–1750)
Suite for orchestra No. 3 in D major, BWV 1068
Concerto for harpsichord No. 2 in E major, BWV 1053
Concerto for harpsichord No. 4 in A major, BWV 1055
Suite for orchestra No. 4 in D major, BWV 1069

The art of Bach is an omnipotent musical archetype, model or simply a prototype, which stood as an example for many other compositions. Bach’s multidimensional, infinite and immortal vision made him an unsurpassed composer generating inspiration and inexhaustible creative enthusiasm. “As genial creator as one could be, he will always be the next after Bach”, said 20th-century composer Paul Hindemith.
Vilnius welcomes British Baroque experts – Academy of Ancient Music and renowned harpsichordist and orchestra director Richard Egarr. In Celebrating Bach, featuring Bach’s vibrant concerti and suites gleaming with all baroque adornments, the seasoned early music masters will verify that Bach’s music is immortal.