2015 / Bach Collegium Japan to perform for start of LA Phil 2015/16 Baroque Variations Series, Oct. 25

Los Angeles Philharmonic

2015/16 Baroque Variations Series

Bach Collegium Japan

Sunday, October 25, at 7:30 PM


The 2015/16 Baroque Variations series begins with the Walt Disney Concert Hall debut of the world-renowned Baroque ensemble Bach Collegium Japan on Sunday, October 25, at 7:30 pm.

Led by conductor Masaaki Suzuki, the ensemble will perform music from three of the Baroque era’s most beloved composers: Bach, Vivaldi and Handel.

Hailed in BBC Music Magazine as “Kings from the East,” Bach Collegium Japan is widely recognized as one of the world’s leading interpreters of J.S. Bach and his contemporaries. Its Music Director Masaaki Suzuki founded Bach Collegium Japan in 1990 to introduce the Japanese audience to period instrument performances of great works from the Baroque.

Complete program:

BACH                    Brandenburg Concerto No. 2, BWV 1047

VIVALDI               Recorder Concerto in C Major, RV 443

HANDEL              Gloria in B-flat, HWV deest

BACH                    Flute Sonata in E minor, BWV 1034

VIVALDI               Oboe Concerto in C Major, RV 450

BACH                    Cantata No. 51: Jauchzet Gott in allen Landen

Bach Collegium Japan

Masaaki Suzuki, director and harpsichord

Joanne Lunn, soprano

Guy Ferber, trumpet

Masamitsu San’nomiya, oboe

Kiyomi Suga, flute

Andreas Böhlen, recorder

Ryo Terakado, violin