Violin and the harpsichord come together in the sublime sonatas of J.S. Bach. Despite their differences, historically he two instruments and their respective repertoires were interchangeable, thanks to many skillful transcriptions. The famous Toccata and fugue for organ is a case in point: some believe it was initially written for solo violin. This concert provides an opportunity to hear this celebrated work, possibly in its original version…

You can also hear Fabio Bonizzoni and his ensemble La Risonanza perform in the Complete Bach Cantatas Series on Sunday, October 28, 2018.

FABIO BONIZZONI, harpsichord

Sonata for violin and basso continuo in E minor, BWV 1023
Tocatta and Fugue in D minor, BWV 565 (arranged for solo violin)
Sonata for Violin and Harpsichord No. 2 in A major, BWV 1015
Chaconne for solo Violin in D minor, BWV 1004 (arranged for harpsichord)
Sonata for Violin and Harpsichord No. 4 in C minor, BWV 1017

Wednesday, October 31st 2018 at 7:30pm
Duration: 1 Hrs 30 Min

For tickets and information: 514-285-2000

Bourgie Concert Hall, at the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts (MMFA) complex, is a 444-seat venue located in the restored Erskine and American Church (designed in 1894 in Neo-Romanesque style by architect Alexander Cowper Hutchison). Designated a national historic site in 1998, the transformed setting is now graced with high-quality acoustics and an exceptional décor incorporating 20 historic Tiffany stained glass windows. Ideal for performances by chamber-music ensembles, string orchestras, and other groups, Bourgie Concert Hall offer music lovers an auditory repertoire as diverse as the MMFA collections

Bourgie Concert Hall
1339 Sherbrooke Street West,
Montreal, Quebec
H3G 2E8