Bach Orchestral Suites


Bach Orchestral Suites

John Butt, Director

Following his thrilling PBO Messiah debut two years ago, award-winning orchestral and choral conductor, keyboardist, and scholar John Butt will lead PBO in Bach’s complete Orchestral Suites in their original scoring with winds, trumpets, and timpani, interspersed with the 3- and 6-part ricercars from Bach’s Musical Offering.

  • J.S. Bach: Orchestral Suites Nos. 1–4, BWV 1066-1069
  • J.S. Bach: Ricercars in 3 and 6 parts from The Musical Offering, BWV 1079

The pre-concert lecture will be given by John Butt beginning 1 hour before each performance.