Recent and Upcoming Performances and Other Public Events
“Conversations Between Virtuosos: Trio Sonatas From 18th-Century Germany.” Midtown Concerts series (Thursday, Oct. 8, 2015, at 1:15 p.m.). Dialogues for “Sanguineus and Melancholicus” by C.P.E. Bach and J.G. Graun, performed with Jude Ziliak, violinist, at St. Bartholomew’s Episcopal Church, 325 Park Ave. at E. 50th St., New York (free concert)
W.F. Bach: Harpsichord Concerto in G minor, with vocal works by Purcell, Ariosti, and J.S. Bach (Wed., April 8, 2015, at 8 p.m.), performed with members of Juilliard 415 and the Wagner College voice faculty, in the Campus Hall Performance Center at Wagner College (Staten Island, N.Y.)
Clavichord Recital: A C.P.E. Bach Retrospective (this performance, originally scheduled for Sun., Feb. 1, 2015, at 2 p.m., has been rescheduled to Sun., March 22, 2015, at 3 p.m.). Goldfarb Library, Brandeis University, sponsored by the Boston Clavichord Society (more information here)
A New Voice for the Clavier: C.P.E. Bach and the Changing Idiom of Keyboard Music (Sat., Nov. 8, 2014, at 12:15 p.m.), lecture-recital for the American Musicological Society, 2014 national meeting, Milwaukee, Wis.
J.S. Bach: Chromatic Fantasia and Fugue, and C.P.E. Bach: keyboard sonatas and chamber music (Sat., Oct. 25, 2014, at 7:30 p.m.), at the Idaho Bach Festival (Moscow, Idaho)
“Performing the Music of C.P.E. Bach Today” (Sat., Oct. 25, 2014, at 11:30 a.m.), a talk at the Idaho Bach Festival (Moscow, Idaho)
J.S. Bach: Fifth Brandenburg Concerto, and C.P.E. Bach: D-Minor Harpsichord Concerto W. 23 (Fri., Oct. 24, 2014, at 7:30 p.m.), at the Idaho Bach Festival (Moscow, Idaho)
J.S. Bach: Fifth Brandenburg Concerto, and C.P.E. Bach: Harpsichord Concerto W. 23 (Wed., Oct. 15, 2014, at 8 p.m.), with members of Juilliard 415, in the Campus Hall Performance Center at Wagner College (Staten Island, N.Y.)
Workshop: New Editions of Bach’s Complete Organ Works (June 25, 2014), with George Stauffer, for the American Guild of Organists, national meeting, at the Boston Marriott Hotel (further information here)
“The ‘Version’ Problem in Bach’s Preludes and Fugues for Organ” (June 24, 2014): talk for the American Guild of Organists, national meeting, at the Boston Marriott Hotel (further information here)
Recital and panel discussion: Music of C. P. E. Bach (June 6-7, 2014). Part of the Focus on Piano Literature symposium at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. Further information here.
Lecture-recital: C. P. E. Bach’s Revolutionary Keyboard Music of the 1740s (May 3, 2014). A presentation for the American Bach Society, meeting at Kenyon College in Gambier, Ohio. Further information here.
“C.P.E. Bach and the Metaphorical Voice”: talk for the New England chapter of the American Musicological Society, at Boston Conservatory, on the composer’s three hundredth birthday (March 8, 2014)
Bach’s Well-Tempered Clavier: complete performance with commentary, in three gatherings (Jan. 19, March 16, and May 18, 2013). On three Saturday evenings at 7:30 p.m., at Taylor House, 50 Burroughs Street, Jamaica Plain, Boston. Please email me (dschulen AT wagner.edu) to reserve a place if you are interested in attending.
Friday, March 15, 2013, at 12:05: selections from Bach’s Well-Tempered Clavier, Chapel, Assumption College, Worcester, Mass.
Saturday, Nov. 3, 2012, at 12:15 p.m.: Harpsichordist with Mary Oleskiewicz, flute, “’Bringing His Audience to Tears’: Frederick ‘the Great’ as Composer and Performer,” AMS National Meeting, Sheraton New Orleans.
Thursday, March 1, 2012, at 8 p.m. : Harpsichordist in John Cage’s Apartment House 1776, with Callithumpian Consort. Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, Boston
Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2011, at 4:15 p.m.: Harpsichord recital, J.S. Bach’s Italian Concerto and works by Byrd, W.F. Bach, and others. Kresge Chapel, Claremont Graduate University, Claremont, Calif.
Friday, Sept. 23, 2011, at 8 p.m.: Harpsichord Music of Four Centuries: J.S. Bach’s Italian Concerto and works by Byrd, Froberger, F. Couperin, W.F. Bach, Roger Zahab, and David Schulenberg. UAlbany Performing Arts Center, Albany, N.Y.
Saturday, Sept. 17, 2011, at 8 p.m.: Harpsichordist in cantatas from Telemann’s Harmonischer Gottesdienst, with Mary Oleskiewicz, baroque flute, and members of Exsultemus. Second Church in Newton, 60 Highland St., West Newton, Mass.
Wednesday, June 15, 2011, at 4 p.m.: Duo-recital, music for two clavichords by J.S., W.F., and C.P.E. Bach, with Christa Rakich. A concurrent event of the Boston Early Music Festival, sponsored by the Boston Clavichord Society. Gordon Chapel of Old South Church, 645 Boylston St., Boston
Thursday, Dec. 16, 2010, at noon: Harpsichord recital, keyboard works by W.F. Bach in honor of his three hundredth birthday. First Church in Boston, 66 Marlborough St. (at Berkeley St.), Boston
Saturday, July 3, 2010, at 8 p.m.: Keyboard works of W.F. Bach, flute sonatas of C.P.E. Bach and King Frederick “the Great” of Prussia (with Mary Oleskiewicz), “Delegates’ Concert,” Fourteenth Biennial International Conference on Baroque Music, at Queens University, Belfast, Northern Ireland
Friday, May 8, 2010, at 5 p.m.: Soloist in W.F. Bach: Concerto in G minor for keyboard and strings (F. deest), and Quantz: Concerto in A minor for flute, strings, and continuo, QV 5:238, with members of Baroque Band of Chicago. At the University of Wisconsin, Madison, for the biennial meeting of the American Bach Society
Friday, June 12, 2009, at 10 a.m.: Music for the Palace of Sanssouci: flute sonatas of Quantz and King Frederick the Great of Prussia; keyboard works by C.P.E. and W.F. Bach. With Mary Oleskiewicz, flute, and Balázs Máté, cello. A “fringe” event of the Boston Early Music Festival. At First Church in Boston, 66 Marlborough St.; $12 ($8 for students, seniors, and members of EMA or those holding a BEMF pass).
Thursday, June 11, 2009, at 10:30 a.m.: Music from Eighteenth-Century Berlin. Works of Quantz, W. F. Bach, and King Frederick the Great. With Mary Oleskiewicz, flute, and Balázs Máté, cello. Part of the “Works in Progress” series of half-hour mini-concerts sponsored by the Harpsichord Clearing House. Dartmouth Room, Sixth Floor, Radisson Hotel, 200 Stuart Street, Boston. Free with admission (day pass) to the 2009 exihibition of the Boston Early Music Festival.
Saturday, May 9, 2009, at 7:30 p.m.: Music From the Court of Frederick the Great: sonatas by Quantz and C. P. E. Bach. With Stephanie Vial, baroque cello. House concert sponsored by TEMPO (Triangle Early Music, Durham, N.C.); click here for tickets and additional information.
Sunday, April 19, 2009, at 7 p.m.: Music From Eighteenth-Century Berlin for Keyboard and Flute: flute sonatas by Quantz and King Frederick the Great of Prussia performed on baroque flute and clavichord; C.P.E. Bach’s First Württemberg Sonata; and a fantasia by W. F. Bach First Church in Cambridge, Cambridge, Mass. Sponsored by the Boston Clavichord Society (click here for directions).
Friday, February 27, 2009, at 8 p.m.: Music for a Royal Flute: Sonatas by Quantz and C. P. E. Bach From the Court of Frederick the Great, Ryan Concert Hall, Providence College, Providence, R.I.