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A Musical Offering
Thursday, June 25, 2020 7 PM Zankel Hall
In May 1747, King Frederick the Great of Prussia presented Bach with an interesting musical challenge: to compose a fugue based on a simple musical theme. From this challenge came A Musical Offering, a monumental composition based on the king’s theme. A Musical Offering consists of two multi-voice fugues, ten canons, and a four-movement trio sonata with a flute solo written to honor Frederick the Great, a trained flutist.
Student and Senior Discount Tickets Available at the Box Office


Orchestra of St. Luke's
Bernard Labadie, Principal Conductor and Narrator


BACH A Musical Offering, BWV 1079

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