Bach—For the Soul

The father, Sebastian, would influence the son, Emanuel.  And Emanuel would influence Haydn, Mozart, and Beethoven. Immerse yourself in the music of Johann Sebastian and Carl Philipp Emanuel as Ton Koopman illuminates two generations of the Bach family genius.


Conductor/Performers

Ton Koopman

conductor

Carolyn Sampson

soprano

Peter Wyrick

cello

Mark Inouye

trumpet

San Francisco Symphony

Program

J.S. Bach

Orchestral Suite No. 4

C.P.E. Bach

Symphony in G major

All sound clips are from San Francisco Symphony performances and are used with permission of the SFS Players Committee.

Concert: Approx. 1h 40m, includes intermission.


Podcasts

Bach’s Orchestral Suite No. 4

Watch a Video

Ton Koopman discusses J.S. Bach's Cantata BWV 56:

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The Thursday Matinee concerts are endowed by a gift in memory of Rhoda Goldman.