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Tuesday Evening Classics - Homilius: Matthäuspassion

04/01/2014 4:00 pm
04/01/2014 8:00 pm

Join Tuesday Evening Classics host David Schonfeld on April 1, 2014 from 4-8 p.m. 

From about 5-7 p.m., David will be playing a complete performance of the Passion according to St. Matthew (Matthäuspassion) by Gottfried August Homilius, born 300 years ago in 1714. Homilius, a Dresden-based organist, choir director, as well as composer, was an exact contemporary of Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach and himself studied for a time under the great Johann Sebastian.

Also on this evening's program you can hear:

C.P.E. Bach: Harpsichord Concerto No. 1, Wq 43
Nikolai Myaskovsky: Violin Concerto (1938)
Domenico Scarlatti: Keyboard Sonatas K 240-243