Alex Klein “Bach on Oboe”

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Artists

Alex Klein, Oboe
Joined by Quartet Salonnières

Program

Bach on Oboe

The Program consists of 4 unaccompanied Bach works on 4 different oboes: Prelude to the Suite BWV1012 (on oboe), Prelude to the Suite BWV1008 (on bass oboe), Largo from the Partita BWV1005 (on baroque oboe), Giga from the Suite BWV1007 (on musette), to be followed by the 1st movement of the Mozart Oboe Quartet, K. 370 (on classical oboe), this one with members of Quartet Salonnières.

Program:

J.S. Bach
Cello Suite No. 6, BWV 1012
I. Prelude
(Modern Oboe)

J.S. Bach
Cello Suite No. 2, BWV 1008
I. Prelude
(Bass oboe)

J.S. Bach
Violin Sonata No. 3, BWV 1005
III. Largo
(Baroque oboe)

J.S. Bach
Cello Suite No. 1, BWV 1007
VI. Giga
(Musette)

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Oboe Quartet in F major
I. Allegro
(Classical oboe and joined by members of Quartet Salonnières)

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Performances

Early Music Wednesdays
Feb 9, 2022 7:30 PM ET Premier
Feb 9-16, 2022 OnDemand
Free Tickets

Bios

Alex Klein is a Brazilian-born Grammy-Award winning oboist hailed as one of his instruments’ top performers in the World. Winner of top prizes in international competitions in Geneva, New York, Prague and Tokyo, Klein served as Principal Oboe with the Chicago Symphony under Barenboim, departing due to Musician’s Focal Dystonia, later returning with Riccardo Muti and receiving Emeritus status. Klein studied at the Oberlin Conservatory of Music and is the founder and Artistic Director of the FEMUSC Festival in Brazil. His dozens of recording titles have received wide critical acclaim. Klein is currently Principal Oboe with the Calgary Philharmonic in Canada and maintains an international career as performer and pedagogue.

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