Music series features Bach’s lunch

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Music@St. Mark’s presents “Bach’s Lunch,” with the music of Bach and his contemporaries Telemann and Hummel on Sunday, Jan 8. The 2 p.m. concert will be followed by a box lunch at which the audience can visit with the musicians.

The church’s Chamber Orchestra will accompany Grace Young in the Georg Philipp Telemann Viola Concerto and Richard Kriehn in the Johann Nepomuk Hummel Mandolin Concerto. The program concludes with Johann Sebastian Bach’s “Brandenburg Concerto No. 4” with soloists Kriehn on violin and Frieda Chan and Justin Bahrami on flutes.

Tickets are available at the door: $12 for general admission, $10 for seniors and $6 for students. No one will be turned away; free tickets will be provided by the Elsie Mann Fellowship Fund.

Kriehn is an instructor and the academic advisor for the School of Music at Washington State University. He has performed with the Washington-Idaho Symphony, Arkansas Symphony, Alabama Symphony, Boise Philharmonic, Nashville Chamber Orchestra and has become a regular performer or Garrison Keillor’s A Prairie Home Companion.

Chan performs regularly with the Walla Walla Symphony and the Spokane Symphony. She is pursuing a Ph.D in Molecular Biosciences at WSU. Bahrami is third flutist of the Spokane Symphony and a graduate of the Juilliard School, where he earned a master’s in music.  He studies mechanical engineering at WSU.

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