Gala First Day Concert

January 01, 2014

Tonight at 7:00 on WILL-FM: it’s “The Evening Concert’.  We’ll have the “Gala First Day Concert” from Boston with Martin Pearlman leading Boston Baroque in the music of Bach, in particular the Brandenburg Concertos numbers 3 and 4 and the “Coffee Cantata”.  

Why should Vienna have all the fun? Martin Pearlman conducts Boston Baroque -now celebrating its 40th anniversary as America’s oldest orchestra devoted to playing Baroque music on instruments of the era in a live New Year’s Day concert direct from Harvard University’s Sanders Theatre. This festive all-Bach program features some of Boston’s best vocal and instrument talent in performances of the Brandenburg Concertos Nos. 3 & 4 and the delightful “Coffee” Cantata, featuring soprano Kristen Watson, tenor Matthew Anderson, and baritone Andrew Garland. Cathy Fuller is your host for the frothy and delightful program to welcome the New Year.

BACH: Brandenburg Concerto No. 3 in F, BWV 1048

BACH: Coffee Cantata, BWV 211

BACH: Brandenburg Concerto No. 4 in G, BWV 1049

Other selections TBA

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WILL-AM at low power on Wednesday

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