Pinnock, Kirkby, dining, dancing and a gallery crawl
The Ottawa Citizen
The July 7 concert with Christopher Plummer is one of seven performances at this year’s Music and Beyond Festival that will require pass holders to purchase an additional ticket. All other performances are included in the festival pass. Here is a quick rundown of the Festival-Plus concerts:
July 8: 8 p.m. Dominion-Chalmers Church. Trevor Pinnock and the National Arts Centre Orchestra: Bach Complete Orchestral Suites 1. The first of two concerts featuring the return of former NACO director Pinnock, the British conductor and star harpsichordist much admired by orchestra musicians for his exhilarating performances of baroque repertoire. Over two concerts, audiences will hear the complete Bach Orchestral Suites and music by Vivaldi. It’s a welcome chance to hear the orchestra in the intimate setting of Dominion-Chalmers Church. This concert will include Bach’s Orchestral Suite No. 1 in C major; Orchestral Suite No. 3 in D major and Brandenburg Concerto No. 5 in D major and Vivaldi’s Sinfonia, Alla Rustica. Soloists are NACO concertmaster Yosuke Kawasaki and principal flute Joanna G’froerer. For those with festival passes, tickets are $20 general, $40 for reserved seats. For those without passes: $40 and $60.