Symposium: Bach Studies in Australia


Symposium: Bach Studies in Australia

Various venues
Melbourne Conservatorium of Music and St Johns Southgate

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Faculty of Fine Arts and Music

The Melbourne Conservatorium of Music joins with St Johns Southgate and the Australian Bach Society to host a symposium showcasing Bach scholarship across the country featuring a free public lecture by Prof. Christoph Wolff, Harvard University.

Performances include:

Friday 25 July @ 7pm

Eisenach, Leipzig, Hamburg: Orchestral Music of the Bach Family. Works by Johann Bernhard, Johann Sebastian & Carl Philip Emmanuel Bach.

String students from the EMS and MCM, directed by Rachael Beesley

Where: Melba Hall, Melbourne, Conservatorium of Music Parkville

Saturday 26 July @ 3.30pm

The German Baroque Motet: Music by Heinrich Schütz, Johann Hermann Schein, Johann Michael, Johann Christoph, Johann Sebastien and Carl Philip Emmanuel Bach – e21 joined by students of the MCM, directed by Stephen Grant, Associate Artist with the ARC Centre of Excellence for the History of Emotions.

Where: St Johns Southgate, 20 City Road, Southbank

Sunday 27 July @ 9am

(as part of the regular order of service)

Bach cantata series: Es ist das Heil uns kommen her, BWV9 – EMS Baroque Ensemble (dir. Greg Dikmans) and Early Voices (dir. Vivien Hamilton) conducted by Greg Dikmans

Where: St Johns Southgate, 20 City Road, Southbank

Admission: Free

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