Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra

Posted on Mar 3 by SEASONS Magazine

Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra, photo by Sian Richards.

Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra, photo by Sian Richards.

The Community Arts Music Association of Santa Barbara‘s Masterseries presents Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra on Wednesday, March 8 at 8 p.m. at Lobero Theatre, 33 E. Canon Perdido St.

Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra presents J.S. Bach: The Circle of Creation—a celebration of the genius of Johann Sebastian Bach. It is the latest multi-media creation by Alison Mackay, the creator of phenomenally successful Tafelmusik productions seen around the world, including The Galileo Project and House of Dreams. Directed by Jeanne Lamon and narrated by Blair Williams, J.S. Bach: The Circle of Creation combines text, music, and stunning projected video and images to explore the world of the artisans—papermakers, violin carvers, string spinners, and performers — who helped J.S. Bach realize his musical genius.

This all-Bach program is performed by Tafelmusik musicians entirely from memory, and includes the following selections:

Brandenburg Concerto No.3 in G Major, BWV1048

Sheep may safely graze, from Cantata 208/9

Chorale Wachet auf from Cantata 42/7

Excerpts from Goldberg Variations, BWV988

Excerpts from Orchestral Suite No.1 in C Major, BWV1066

Contact Lobero Theatre Box Office at 805/963-0761 or lobero.org for tickets and more information.

—Victoria Tai Murphy

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