Bach Cello Suites at 300 ~ Then and Now

Many thanks to those who joined us for this concert Bach Cello Suites at 300 ~ Then and Now.

The Workshop celebrated the 300th Anniversary of the composition of the Six Suites for Solo Cello by Johann Sebastian Bach.

Photos from the concert will be posted soon.

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Matt Haimovitz

Matt is the new Artistic Director of Bach Cello Suites Workshop.  He is one of the premier interpreters of the suites on baroque and modern instruments. Matt also plays plays new preludes composed by 21st century composers honoring Bach.  More about Matt.


 Uploaded Image: /uploads/AshleyBathgate_140523-341-Edit.jpgAshley Bathgate  

Ashley is a rising star cellist originally from Saratoga, NY, plays suites and modern pieces based on the Suites by Sleeping Giant composers.  She will play"On Being Wrong" by Christopher Cerrone for a world premier of a new dance commissioned by the Bach Cello Suites Workshop for this event, choreographed by the Ellen Sinopoli Dance Company.  More about Ashley...


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Artistic Director Ellen Sinopoli has created over 85 dances since forming the company and ESDC’s collaborations and artistic projects serve as a conduit to bring together talented artists (both regional and national) from varied genres that include visual artists, sculptors, architects, composers and musicians, poets and storytellers, videographers, photographers and physicists.  More about the ESDC..


Mike Block

Uploaded Image: /uploads/Mike+home+image.jpgMike Block has been BCSW faculty member. He is a peformer of everything from ancient African music to modern Jazz - truly a man of the world. Mike is classically trained and is musically curious about all types of music.  He is the inventor of the Block Cello Strap for playing the cello while standing.  More about Mike...








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