One of the most recognized and popular works in baroque music, the Brandenburg Concertos encapsulate all of the qualities that affirm Bach’s brilliance as a composer.

Creativity, originality, and boldness are on display in these ground-breaking concertos that feature novel combinations of solo instruments and an unprecedented solo cadenza for harpsichord—unheard of at the time. 

Tafelmusik’s JUNO Award-winning 1995 recording of the Brandenburgs helped establish the orchestra’s international profile. A quarter century later, we invite you to revisit four of these seminal works with newfound curiosity.

Box Office
Koerner Hall, TELUS Centre
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Running Time
80 minutes
Style of Music
Baroque

Koerner Hall, TELUS Centre

May 28, 2022 8:00 pm

Program

Johann Sebastian Bach Brandenburg Concerto no. 3

J.S. Bach Brandenburg Concerto no. 4

J.S. Bach Brandenburg Concerto no. 5

J.S. Bach Brandenburg Concerto no. 6

J.S. Bach Orchestral Suite no. 3

What to expect from a live concert

Here’s what you can expect from your in-person concert experience:

  • Signs to help you find your way and keep you safe
  • Helpful and informed Front of House staff
  • Programs sent in advance by email and available by QR code at the concert
  • Fantastic acoustics and beautiful music!

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Behind the Musik

On this page, learn more about Tafelmusik’s own recording of the Bach Brandenburg Concertos.

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Composer

J.S. Bach