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Oct 13 2021

Baroque Musical Performances Are Bach

By Bach Society of Charleston for The Island Connection

It is autumn and Baroque music is back on the menu with two exquisite concerts, one of chamber music, the other of orchestral music. All played on period instruments, these extraordinary programs feature the world of Baroque music beyond Bach. 

Cracking the Code: The Glorious Mysteries from Heinrich Biber’s Rosary Sonatas 

• Oct. 20, 7 p.m. 

• Charleston Library Society 

• 164 King Street, Charleston 

• $30 general admission; $25 CLS members 

North Carolina Baroque Orchestra 

• Nov. 14, 4 p.m. 

• The Cathedral Church of St. Luke and St. Paul 

• 126 Coming Street, Charleston 

• $30 general admission 

The Bach Society of Charleston presents the North Carolina Baroque Orchestra Chamber Players performing works by Heinrich Ignaz Franz Biber (1644-1704) that demonstrate the technique of scordatura. Baroque violinist David Wilson will re-tune his instrument for each sonata to create varied sonic effects. Barbara Krumdieck, baroque cello, and Barbara Weiss, harpsichord, will accompany him in this emotionally powerful performance of the Rosary Sonatas from The Glorious Mysteries. 

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