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Bach Around The Clock 2020!
March 21, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Join us for a community-wide marathon FREE celebration of the music and majesty of Johann Sebastian Bach!
On Saturday, March 21, 2020, (J.S. Bach’s 335th Brithday!) the Shenandoah Valley will be celebrating Bach’s birthday from 9 am to 9 pm in the magnificent acoustics of Christ Evangelical Lutheran Church in Staunton, VA,
The 2020 Lineup includes:
Archguitarist Peter Blanchette
Organist Florence Jowers, Music Director of Christ Lutheran Church
Violinist Rachell Ellen Wong, winner of the
Performers from the Charlottesville chapter of the American Guild of Organists
Pianist Jingxuan Zhang
The Staunton Bach Festival Orchestra and Chorus, directed by Paul Weber
…and many many more!
From sunup to sundown, you’ll hear superb string soloists, renowned organists, guitarists, pianists, choirs, and brilliant ensembles, consisting of both passionate amateurs and polished professionals, performing the inspiring and moving works of Bach, whose “perfectly proportioned structures stir primal feelings that transcend time, place, and creed, to express the inexpressible.” Or, as one philosopher says, “music sets in order what life cannot.”
Check back for more details about our dawn-to-dusk celebration!
More details at www.bacharoundtheclock.org