Composer Series: J.S. Bach: Goldberg Variations Featuring John Orfe
Wednesday, September 25, 2019 from 7:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Join us for the Saint Louis recital review of Alarm Will Sound’s pianist, John Orfe. Orfe will perform Johann Sebastian Bach’s monumental Goldberg Variations. Enjoy Bach’s magnificent masterwork on a modern baby grand piano, with 30 encyclopedic transformations of one of Classical music’s greatest melodies—a feast for the mind and the ear.
John Orfe’s music has been performed worldwide. As a piano soloist and collaborative artist, Orfe has earned critical acclaim for his interpretations of five centuries of keyboard repertoire ranging from the canonic to the arcane. As the core pianist and a founding member of critically-acclaimed new music ensemble Alarm Will Sound, he has performed in Carnegie Hall, Disney Hall, and music series and festivals across the United States, Europe, and Asia, including Beijing, Nanning, Seoul, Moscow, St. Petersburg, Amsterdam, Berlin, Bremen, Bolzano, Cork, Hamburg, London, and Krakow.
General admission is $20. Discounted admission is *$10 and available for members, seniors, and military.
For additional information, please call 314-367-9243.
Admission includes one free drink and complimentary hors d’oeuvres. Metered on-street parking is available, as well as paid lots adjacent to Kingside Diner and at the Schlafly Branch of the St. Louis Public Library.