FEATURING


Rachel Naomi Kudo, piano

1st Prize Winner, 2018 Leipzig International Bach Competition

“Full of joy in playing and with the utmost precision, she received cheers and thunderous applause for her magnificent performance.” — Südwest Presse, Ulm, Germany

WHILE INSIDE THE CHURCH, ALL ATTENDEES MUST WEAR A PROPERLY FITTING MASK. AUDIENCE MEMBERS ARE NO LONGER REQUIRED TO SHOW PROOF OF VACCINATION.

ABOUT THE PERFORMANCE
BACH’S 338TH BIRTHDAY CONCERT
RACHEL NAOMI KUDO, PIANO

Parlance Chamber Concert’s annual celebration of Bach’s Birthday will showcase the pristine artistry of American pianist Rachel Naomi Kudo, one of today’s leading Bach interpreters. Winner of the 2018 Leipzig International Bach Competition, she has garnered international acclaim for the majesty, clarity and sheer joy of her performances.

Her all-Bach recital will include an wide range of Bach’s keyboard masterpieces, including the scintillating Chromatic Fantasy and Fugue in D minor, vivacious Italian Concerto, and a set of divinely inspired Chorale Preludes.

 

PROGRAM

J.S. Bach

French Suite No. 2 in C minor, BWV 813

Program Notes coming soon
J.S. Bach

Chromatic Fantasy and Fugue in D minor, BWV 903

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J.S. Bach

Toccata in D, BWV 912

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J.S. Bach

Toccata in C, BWV 911

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J.S. Bach

Chorale Prelude “Ich ruf zu Dir, Herr Jesu Christ,” BWV 639 (arr. Busoni)

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J.S. Bach

Chorale Prelude “Chorale Prelude “Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme,” BWV 645 (arr. Busoni)

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J.S. Bach

Chorale Prelude “Sheep May Safely Graze,” BWV 208 (arr. Petri)

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J.S. Bach

Italian Concerto, BWV 971

Program Notes coming soon

Watch Rachel Naomi Kudo perform Bach’s Italian Concerto, BWV 971:

Watch Rachel Naomi Kudo perform Chorale Prelude “Sheep May Safely Graze,” BWV 208 (arr. Petri)