The Bach Effect: Greatness, Grace And Gravitas

    June 11, 2016 @ 7:30 pm – 7:30 pm
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    Starrett-Lehigh Building
    601 W 26th St, New York, NY 10001

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    The Bach Effect: Greatness, Grace And Gravitas

    Saturday, June 11, 2016


    Canoe Studios, 601 W 26th Street NYC

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    The Gravity of Bach will be soaring over the New York skyline in this program featuring concertos, overtures and arias by the great Baroque master, Johann Sebastian Bach, with soprano Gillian Bell and trumpet virtuoso Caleb Hudson. The program musically traces some of Bach’s important life stages from his teenage years to his post as cantor of the church of St.Thomas in Leipzig.

    At the reception following the concert, Columbia University Physics Professor Imre Bartos will speak on Gravity 350.

    Performance: 7:30 – 9:15 PM
    Reception:  9:15 – 9:45 PM
    Festival Talk: We Can Hear the Universe! 9:15 – 9:45 PM

    Festival Talk:  We Can Hear the Universe! with Prof. Imre Bartos

    With the revolutionary discovery and proof of Albert Einstein’s gravitational waves earlier this year, our planned exploration of Gravity 350 gained additional inspiration to draw a great arch from Newton to Einstein. Prof. Imre Bartos of Columbia University is a member of the team of scientists to make this exciting discovery. Join him for a talk on why scientists have for the first time exclaimed, “we can hear the universe!”