Bach, Vivaldi & the Italian Influence

Laura Choi Stuart

Sunday, March 10, 2019 at 3:00 p.m.

Music of Bach and the Italian masters including:

Johann Sebastian Bach
Non sa che sia dolore, BWV 209

Antonio Vivaldi
Vengo a voi, luci adorate, RV 682

Johann Sebastian Bach
Orchestral Suite No. 1, BWV 1066


During Bach’s lifetime, opera was flourishing in Italy. Composers including Antonio Vivaldi were exploring new musical techniques, producing vocal and instrumental works full of energy and drama. Discover why Bach was so inspired by the music of his Italian contemporaries in a concert featuring soprano Laura Choi Stuart and the Consort orchestra.

Laura Choi Stuart, soprano

Running Time: approximately 110 minutes including intermission

Rosemary Monagan, underwriter, in memory of her sister Molly Patricia Pierce


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