Welcome to Artcetera. Arts-and-entertainment writers and critics post movie news, concert updates, people items, video, photos and more. Share your views. Check it daily. Remain in the know. Contributors: Mary Abbe, Jon Bream, Tim Campbell, Colin Covert, Laurie Hertzel, Tom Horgen, Neal Justin, Claude Peck, Rohan Preston, Chris Riemenschneider, Graydon Royce, Randy Salas and Kristin Tillotson.

Happy Birthday, Mr. Bach

Posted by: Graydon Royce under Classical Updated: March 7, 2012 - 2:22 PM

 

J.S. Bach would be 327 years old on March 21 — had he not died at the young age of 65 in 1750. Bach fans are marking the composer’s birthday early, on March 17 (while he’s still only 326) with a day-long series of one-hour concerts. Mix it in and around your St. Patrick’s Day festivities.

 

Johnny, as his friends called him, was quite accomplished at the keyboard and served in several locations as church organist and music director. The performances in Minneapolis involve organ, piano, singers and other instrumentalists. The schedule for the 17th:

9-10 a.m. and 10:30-11:30 a.m., Hennepin Avenue United Methodist Church, 511 Groveland Av., Mpls.

1-2 p.m., Lake of the Isles Lutheran, 2020 W. Lake of the Isles Blvd., Mpls.

2:30-3:30 p.m., St. Paul’s Episcopal, 1917 Logan Av. S., Mpls.

4-5 p.m., Plymouth Congregational, 1900 Nicollet Av. S., Mpls.

All performances are free and the program changes between venues. The first hour at Hennepin Avenue will be broadcast live on KSJN, 99.5 FM.

 

 

 

  • 0
  • Comments

Be the first to comment

ADVERTISEMENT

ADVERTISEMENT

ADVERTISEMENT

ADVERTISEMENT

Connect with twitterConnect with facebookConnect with Google+Connect with PinterestConnect with PinterestConnect with RssfeedConnect with email newsletters

ADVERTISEMENT