||Royal Splendors – Bach, the Man of the Courts
Freiburg Baroque Orchestra
October 14, 2000, 8:00 p.m., Stude Concert Hall, Rice University
You will be dazzled by this extraordinary orchestra and by the splendor
of German courts. Bach’s remarkable music composed for kings and princes
provides a festive and regal setting for grandeur.
Early Conversations Lecture - A Golden World
Dr. Christoph Wolff, 7:00 p.m., Stude Concert Hall
In a rarefied atmosphere in a golden period of his life, Bach rubbed
shoulders with kings, potentates and princes and flourished artistically.
Delight in the ambiance and glory of a brilliant life.
CRITICAL ACCLAIM For
stand to play, creating waves of movement, dizzying to watch and challenging to
Freiburg Baroque Orchestra is one of the best early music groups in the
playing was simply marvelous."
The Ann Arbor News
felt, right from the start, the verve and excitement of their playing."
The Daily Gazette/New York
"The Freiburg Baroque Orchestra and their authentic performance on
period instruments caused a sensation."
Potsdamer Neueste Nachrichten
storm of applause burst out which the concert hall may have never heard."
"This is pure avant-garde."
the best 'original instrument' ensembles at present."