Classiclectic Connection

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The Johann Sebastian Bach Cello Suites are one of the most frequently performed pieces for unaccompanied cello, and also some of the most recognizable solo pieces ever written for the instrument.  Cellist Sung-Won Yang recorded these pieces for the first time on a 2005 release from EMI, and then in 2017, he was allowed the opportunity to record these pieces again, but in a 19th century French church (specifically, the Notre Dame de Bon Secours in Paris).

Kurt Hauswirth, the host of Public Radio 90's Classiclectic, had an opportunity to speak to Sung-Won by phone about his experience coming back to recording the Bach Cello Suites for a second time in a new environment; he also spoke about his love of Bach's music, and gives his advice to young cellists:


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Bay College in Escanaba will welcome Victoria Vox to the Besse Center stage on Wednesday, July 10 at 7:30 PM EST and tickets are currently on sale.

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The Marquette Symphony Orchestra’s Summer Strings returns for a second year with three free, family-friendly performances.  The first is Wednesday, June 26 at 6:00 p.m. at the Marquette Commons, as part of Marquette Art Week.  In the event of inclement weather, the concert will be held at Messiah Lutheran Church at 305 W. Magnetic Street.  This performance is free and features members of the Marquette Symphony Orchestra strings section.

An MSO String Quartet will also play during the Art Stroll on Thursday, June 27 outside the Pocket Park on the 100 block of W. Washington St.

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Bay College’s Escanaba Campus is pleased to announce the kick-off of its outdoor live music series, Lunchtime LIVE! that began Thursday, June 20, 2019 in Bay’s central outdoor courtyard and continues Thursday, June 27, 2019. “The start of summer means fun, sun, and hopefully a little live music and good food along the way,” says Emilie Schada, Community Events and Marketing Coordinator.

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Strings on the Bay, an annual summer chamber music series at Bay de Noc Community College, begins 7:30 PM Tuesday, June 25th at the Besse Center Theater. This performance is the first of three concerts this summer and features local audience favorite performers. St. Joseph/St. Patrick’s organist John Ignatowski will be playing harpsichord and piano. The Director of Bands for the Escanaba Middle School Laura Robinson, oboe, will join Escanaba native violinist Paul Lundin in a program entitled “Old Dog, New Tricks.”

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