Friday, October 7th, 2016 @ 7:30pm

Pacific Chamber Orchestra under Maestro Lawrence Kohl performs Bach’s brilliant Orchestra Suite #3 and a Harpsichord Concerto with Bay Area virtuoso harpsichordist Michael Peterson. The concert opens with a few composers from the Italian, German and French schools that influenced JS Bach. Then, a harpsichord Concerto by one of his most well known son: JC Bach. The concert culminates with JS Bach's grand Orchestra Suite #3 with the music famous Air on a G String.

Full Program

Lawrence Kohl, conductor
Michael Peterson, harpsichord
Frescobaldi: Toccata (arr. Malipiero)
Pachelbel: Canon and Gigue
Couperin: La Sultane
JC Bach: Concerto #6 for Harpsichord
JS Bach: Orchestra Suite #3

About Michael Peterson

Harpsichordist Michael Peterson has performed nationally and internationally as a soloist and chamber musician. His repertoire spans nearly five hundred years, with an emphasis on music from the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. Many of his current and most recent projects are based on music from the high Baroque, including works by Johann Sebastian Bach, Georg Frideric Händel, and Domenico Scarlatti.

Lafayette Library and Learning Center

A visionary construct of education, collaboration and community, the Lafayette Library and Learning Center (LLLC), home of the Glenn Seaborg Learning Consortium, is a place where all generations can gather for enriched intellectual and cultural experiences.

Located in the heart of Lafayette, at the corner of Mt. Diablo Boulevard and First Street, the LLLC is ADA-compliant and offers on-site parking, convenient access by public transportation, and is within walking distance of several schools, senior housing, BART and many of the community's neighborhoods. The facility exceeds 30,000 square feet, with a separate Children’s Area, Technology Lab and more.

Address: 3491 Mt Diablo Blvd, Lafayette, CA 94549

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