Bach and Glass on the Grand Orgue Pierre-Béique

Maison symphonique May 28, 2023

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From florid counterpoint to the vast spaces of minimalism, Bach and Glass share the bill in this concert highlighting a dialogue between these two major composers. Latvian musician and titular organist of the Elbphilharmonie Hamburg Iveta Apkalna takes us on an edifying journey to the heart of a world she commands at her fingertips. This will be her first appearance at the OSM’s Grand Orgue Pierre-Béique.  

Philip Glass, Satyagraha, Act III: “Conclusion” (arr. M. Riesman, 9 min) 
J.S. Bach, Fantasia in G major, BWV 572 (9 min) 
Philip Glass, Music in Contrary Motion (9 min) 
J.S. Bach, Passacaglia and Fugue in C minor, BWV 582 (15 min) 

J.S. Bach, Toccata, Adagio and Fugue in C major, BWV 564 (14 min) 
Philip Glass, Mad Rush (15 min) 
J.S. Bach, The Musical Offering, BWV 1079: “Ricercar a 6” (8 min) 


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