Take a deeper dive into the grounds and sounds of Café Zimmermann, where Bach and his Collegium Musicum gathered for free weekly concerts. Far from the formal demands of church or court, the eminent Thomaskantor could let loose with the secular and the silly—here a harpsichord concerto, there a humorous paean to the beverage that fueled those performances. The very caffeinated Music Director Richard Egarr commands this coffee accompanying jaunt to Leipzig.
Our riveting, interactive PBO SESSIONS series moves to an online platform! Join us with a glass of wine or cup of coffee, and enjoy a guided and deconstructed tour of music, social and political history, and art.
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