BACH IN THE SUBWAY L.A.
Saturday, March 18 from 9:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
A Bach Birthday Celebration Featuring a 10-hour Bach Marathon at L.A’s Iconic Union Station
Bach in the Subways L.A. returns to celebrate the 332nd birthday of Johann Sebastian Bach with free pop-up performances of the renowned German composer’s repertoire at Union Station on Saturday, March 18 from 9:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. The 10 hour marathon will kick off with a “Coffee Cantata” and free coffee donated by Starbucks.
This year’s marathon will be expansive with big sights and sounds, for an experience of Bach on a large auditory and visual scale. The Los Angeles Organ Company is back for its noontime organ concert in the historic Ticket Hall. Also planned for the birthday festivities will be the 60-person Aria Choir, and the 65-piece Los Angeles Recorder Orchestra performing arrangements for recorders of various sized and tones. And returning for another year the tour de force sound of Kaleidoscope, the conductor-less orchestra, along with the crowd-favorite Noir Saxophone Quartet performing selections from the Goldberg Variations.
Marathon schedule is as follows:
HISTORIC TICKETBOOTH HALL by Information Booth
12:00pm-1:00pm NOONTIME ORGAN CONCERT courtesy of LOS ANGELES ORGAN COMPANY
4:50pm-5:30pm 60 Member Aria Chorale (collaboration of Kyunggi Choir, GSC Choir, Grace Chorale) +
Piano Solos + Dodam Kim, violin
5:45pm- 7:00pm Chamber Music of Los Angeles (FINALE)
GRAND WAITING HALL by TRAXX Restaurant
9:00am-9:30am Coffee Cantata + complimentary coffee courtesy of Starbucks Coffee
9:30am-9:55am Felix Hernandez, violin
10:00am-10:25am Nathaniel Yue, cello
10:30am-11:30am Los Angeles Recorder Orchestra
1:00pm-1:50pm Kaleidoscope Chamber Orchestra
2:00pm-2:50pm Concerto NoHo, baroque chamber orchestra
3:00pm-3:50pm Noir Saxophone Quartet
4:00pm-4:45pm Dusel Forty 58, string quartet + saxophone
GARDEN PATIO Northside of the Grand Waiting Hall
1:00pm-1:50pm Olancha Trio, recorders
2:00pm-2:25pm 3-19 Dance Art + Clover String Quartet
2:30pm-3:25pm Doug Forbes, double bass & Mark Achuff, guitar
3:30pm-4:00pm A+B Brass and String Ensemble
4:00pm-4:20pm Moses Kim, cello
EAST PORTAL by Vignes St/Metro Customer Service
1:00pm-1:50pm Diana Irving, flute
2:00pm-2:50pm Harmony Project Regional Youth Orchestra String Ensemble
3:00pm-3:50pm Calyx Quartet, strings
4:00pm-4:50pm Dan Arthur Fritz, saxophone
A map of locations and full descriptions of all performances scheduled for Bach in the Subway 2017 can be found at www.bachinthesubways.org/losangeles.