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A Bach Keyboard Extravaganza with Matthew Dirst, harpsichord & organ

A Bach Keyboard Extravaganza with Matthew Dirst, harpsichord & organSpecially pre-recorded at the sumptuous Rienzi wing of the Houston Museum of Fine Arts and St Philip's Presbyterian Church Houston, this immersive 1-hour concert film is introduced by Elizabeth Blumenstock, Artistic Director of the Baroque Music Festival, Corona del Mar, and features the many talents of acclaimed American keyboardist Matthew Dirst on harpsichord and organ.

Matthew Dirst dives into the music of J.S. Bach and key contemporaries:


Johann Sebastian Bach (1685–1750): Prelude and Fugue in B-flat Major BWV 866                                       
Nicolas de Grigny  (1672-1703): Excerpts from the Livre d’Orgue                                                                    
Dialogue à 2 Tailles de Cromorne et 2 dessus de Cornet
Dialogue de Flûtes
Dialogue sur les Grands jeux
Bach: Prelude and Fugue in E-flat Major BWV 852                                                           
Bach: Two Cantata Transcriptions, transcribed by M. Dirst
Ich steh mit einem Fuß im Grabe BWV 156/1                                                                      
Valet will ich dir geben BWV 95/3
Johann Ludwig Krebs (1713-1780): Trio in E-flat Major                                                                                   
Adagio · Un poco Allegro
Bach: Prelude and Fugue in A Minor BWV 865                                                                   
Nikolaus Bruhns (1665-1697): Praeludium in G Major               

A co-production with Ars Lyrica, Houston, and co-presented with San Francisco Early Music Society. Supported by a cultural arts grant from the City of Newport Beach.

FREE but donations are welcomed

7:00-8:00PM Pacific YouTube Premiere: Subscribe to the Baroque Music Festival Corona del Mar's YouTube channel for notification when the watch page is added.

8:00-9:00PM Pacific Zoom Q&A Social Hour: with Matthew Dirst and Elizabeth Blumenstock immediately after the premiere streaming, co-presented by Baroque Music Festival, CdM, and SFEMS.

Join our mailing list at to receive the Zoom link for the post-concert party! YouTube watch page and Zoom link will be circulated in our e-newsletter a few days ahead of the premiere streaming.  

Presenter / Producer: Baroque Music Festival, Corona del Mar

Listed Categories
Music > Classical
Music > Recitals - Instrumental

Event Phone: 949-760-7887

Baroque Music Festival
Corona del Mar CA 92625

Orange County

Performance Dates: 6/24/2021
Thursday, 06/24/2021

Performance Times
7:00PM Pacific - YouTube Premiere Streaming

8:00PM Pacific - Zoom Q&A After-Party with the musicians

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