Bienen Ensembles

Bienen Contemporary/Early Vocal Ensemble and Callipygian Players

The Road to Bach

Friday, March 11, 2022 at 7:30pm CST

Galvin Recital Hall

Part of the Evelyn Dunbar Early Music Festival

Learn more about the works on this program during a free lecture/demonstration on Wednesday, March 9.

Donald Nally and Andrew Major, conductors; Charles Foster, keyboards

An evening of cantatas (and their predecessors) tracing the creative inventions of German composers of the 17th and early 18th centuries, culminating in the musical triumphs of Johann Sebastian Bach. In addition to the music of Bach, the program features Heinrich Schütz, Johann Pachelbel, and Johann Schelle.

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Mary B. Galvin Recital Hall


70 Arts Circle Drive
Evanston, IL 60208
United States

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Located in the Ryan Center for the Musical Arts, this 400-seat hall features a 40-foot glass wall offering views of Lake Michigan and the Chicago skyline. Undulating walls of Forest Stewardship Council–certified wood, covered with a thin layer of African moabi wood, provide optimal acoustics, and the hall is equipped with state-of-the-art sound and video equipment for recording.