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Bach Akademie Australia | The Mind of a Genius

23 June 2024 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm AEST

$40 – $80
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What defines a genius?

Genius is described as one who has exceptional intellectual or creative power, a statement that applies to many a great composer. However, even amongst geniuses, Bach stands apart from his contemporaries. No one before or after him reached his level of excellence relative to their own field. His contributions to the art of music far outweigh those of his predecessors and successors, resulting in him almost single-handedly developing Western music to its peak. In this program, we delve into the mind of a genius through his music, demonstrating beyond his creative genius that shines so brightly today and changed western civilisation forever.


J.S. Bach Das Wohltemperierte Klavier, Prelude and Fugue No. 1 in C major BWV 846
Neal Peres Da Costa

J.S. Bach ‘Sonata sopr’il sogetto Real’ from Das Musikalische Opfer BWV 1079

J.S. Bach Final 5 variations of ‘The Goldberg Variations’ BWV 988
Neal Peres Da Costa

J.S. Bach Violin Concerto in A minor BWV 1041
Madeleine Easton

J.S. Bach Aria No. 3 ‘Wie zittern und wanken der Sünder Gedanken’ from Cantata BWV 105
Bonnie de la Hunty

J.S. Bach Die Kunst der Fuga, final 3 Contrapunctus

J.S. Bach 6 part Ricercar from Das Musikalische Opfer BWV 1079



23 June 2024
2:30 pm - 4:00 pm AEST
$40 – $80
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