Bach Choir Family Concert: The Nightingale

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Sun, 02/26/2017 - 3:00pm
Baker Hall

You and your family will be delighted by the music, the movement and the artistry in this world premiere of The Nightingale, produced by The Bach Choir, Bach Festival Orchestra and the Mock Turtle Marionette Theatre. Beautifully carved and costumed, the marionettes tell this timeless story by Hans Christian Andersen, with the song of the nightingale embodied by Tricia van Oers, recorder virtuoso. Set in 17th Century Germany, the musical story includes:

Sheep may safely graze and choruses from cantatas
by J.S. Bach
Le Rossignol en Amour ("Nightingale in Love")
by Francois Couperin
Graceful Ghost Rag
by William Bolcom
Lachrimosa from Mozart's Requiem 

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