Academy of Ancient Music Performs Bach’s Orchestra Suites at Strathmore (Video)

The Academy of Music will recreate Johann Sebastian Bach’s Orchestra Suites using first-edition prints of the musical scores and period instruments Saturday, Nov. 8 at 8 p.m. the Music Center at Strathmore, 5301 Tuckerman Lane, North Bethesda.

The Academy of Ancient Music has distinguished itself with historically-informed performances of baroque and classical music of the highest caliber—using rare first-edition prints, historic instruments, a tight ensemble, and playing techniques that mimic their early predecessors.

This concert includes a free pre-concert lecture at 6:30 p.m. in Education Center Room 402 (Music Center) with Daniel Abraham of American University. Dr. Abraham is a choral/orchestral conductor and musicologist, and a specialist in 17th- and 18th-century music. He is the Music and Artistic Director of the Bach Sinfonia and Bach Sinfonia Voci. This event is free with concert ticket. Seating is first-come, first-served.

Tickets are $25 – $55 and may be purchased online at Strathmore website or by calling 301.581.5100.

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