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The Isabel Bader Centre
The Isabel Bader Centre
390 King St West

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Jan 14 2024


2:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Kingston Symphony Presents: The Bach Connection

On January 14th, prepare for a unique musical adventure with “The Bach Connection,” featuring the extraordinary talents of jazz pianist Matt Herskowitz, under the baton of conductor Evan Mitchell. This concert offers a fascinating exploration of Johann Sebastian Bach’s timeless compositions, highlighting the elements of surprise, innovation, and improvisation that define his work. Audiences will be treated to a seamless journey from the classical purity of Bach’s “Brandenburg Concerto No. 3” and “Piano Concerto in D minor, BWV 1052,” to interpretations where Bach’s masterpieces meet the soulful, expressive world of jazz. Herskowitz’s generational talent promises to bring a fresh, dynamic perspective to these classic pieces, blending them with the spontaneity and rhythmic complexity of jazz. This performance is not just a concert but an inspired afternoon that promises to be both magical and transformative, offering a rare blend of classical heritage and contemporary jazz flair. It’s an event that classical and jazz enthusiasts alike won’t want to miss, as it bridges the gap between two distinct musical worlds with elegance and creativity.

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