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If Johann Sebastian Bach had only left the world his six Brandenburg Concertos, he would still reside in the pantheon of the great composers. With their stunning variety of novel instrumentations, their unforgettable tunes, and their irresistible energy, the Brandenburgs easily serve as a definition of what good music should be. CMS is proud to once again present the complete Brandenburg Concertos in Bach’s original instrumentation in what has become a Chicago holiday tradition.
Bach | The Complete Brandenburg Concertos, BWV 1046-1051 (1720)
Hyeyeon Park, harpsichord
Francisco Fullana, Bella Hristova, Arnaud Sussmann, violin
Daniel Phillips, violin/viola
Hsin-Yun Huang, Richard O’Neill, viola
Dmitri Atapine, Nicholas Canellakis, Colin Carr, cello
Xavier Foley, double bass
Sooyun Kim, Tara Helen O’Connor, flute
Randall Ellis, James Austin Smith, Stephen Taylor, oboe
Marc Goldberg, bassoon
David Jolley, Eric Reed, horn
David Washburn, trumpet
The box office is open Monday-Friday noon to 5:00 p.m. and on performance days.
Transportation: Red Line – LakeBrown, Green, Pink, and Orange Lines – State/Lake or Washington/WabashBlue Line – Washington. Multiple bus options as we are located just east of Michigan and Randolph.