Bach's Violin

Thrilling German Baroque violinist Jonas Zschenderlein joins Brandenburg string soloists to perform concertos, sonatas and a suite by J.S. Bach.

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Program Highlights
BACH Concerto for violin in E major, BWV 1042
BACH Concerto for three violins in D major, BWV 1064R
BACH Orchestral Suite No. 3 in D major, BWV 1068

Concert duration approximately 100 minutes, including one interval. Please note concert duration is approximate only and subject to change.

Jonas Zschenderlein (Germany) Baroque violin
Shaun Lee-Chen (Australia) Baroque violin
Paul Dyer Conductor, harpsichord
Australian Brandenburg Orchestra

J.S. Bach’s prolific output contains precious few concertos for violin. The three works that the Baroque genius did leave us with are masterfully composed for the instrument and are cherished by performers and audiences alike. Bach’s works for unaccompanied violin and cello stand as encyclopaedic snapshots of 18th-century string technique, offering an intimate view into the mind of both composer and performer.

Bach’s Violin showcases three brilliant Baroque violinists who each bring their own personal flair and perspective to Bach’s violin works. Captivating German Baroque violinist Jonas Zschenderlein will make his Australian debut and be joined by leading Brandenburg string soloists onstage. This all-Bach concert also includes excerpts from Bach’s works for unaccompanied strings and culminating with the timeless Orchestral Suite No. 3 in D major.

Jonas Zschenderlein

 Photo: Kazutoshi Hirano

Venue Details
City Recital Hall
2-12 Angel Place
Sydney NSW 2000

Elisabeth Murdoch Hall, Melbourne Recital Centre
31 Sturt Street
Southbank VIC 3006

Queensland Performing Arts Centre
Corner Grey and Melbourne Street
South Brisbane QLD 4101

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