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Weekend: Bach at the Café Zimmermann - Cheltenham Music Festival

When
Saturday June 30, 2018 at 4:00 pm
Where
Syde Manor, Syde
Tickets
Day ticket £110 (full weekend ticket £190)
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  1. Goldberg Variations BWV 988 - Johann Sebastian Bach
  2. Cantata, 'Vergnügte Ruh, beliebte Seelenlust' BWV 170 - Johann Sebastian Bach
  3. Arias from cantata 'Widerstehe doch der Sünde' BWV 54 - Johann Sebastian Bach
  4. Arias from cantata 'Ich habe genug' BWV 82 - Johann Sebastian Bach

The incomparably brilliant, charismatic Iranian-American harpsichordist Mahan Esfahani opens the 2018 Cheltenham Music Festival with a weekend of intimate concerts in the stunning setting of Syde Manor. This four-concert series pays tribute to Bach’s favoured Leipzig coffee house, where he led regular musical gatherings – the original Coffee Concerts – throughout the 1730s. Including music by Buxtehude, Pergolesi and Lully alongside plenty of Bach, Esfahani opens the series with the Goldberg Variations, and mezzo-soprano Sarah Connolly brings this special weekend to a close with arias from Bach’s cantatas Widerstehe doch der Sünde and Ich habe genug and a complete performance of Vergnügte Ruh, beliebte Seelenlust.

Ticket includes dinner (Saturday), lunch (Sunday) and all drinks

Concert times:

Saturday 30 June, 4pm and 7.30pm
Sunday 1 July, 11am and 3pm


Venue
Syde Manor
Syde
Gloucestershire
GL53 9PN
England
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