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Friends of the Kotzschmar Organ - Bach Birthday Bash

March 22, 2022 at 7:00 pm at Merrill Auditorium
Available on demand from March 26 - April 25
Kotzschmar Organ Bach Birthday Bash

Maine Public is pleased to be a media sponsor of the Bach Birthday Bash, presented by Friends of the Kotzschmar Organ. Join organist James Kennerley as he performs several pieces composed by the High Priest of the organ: Johann Sebastian Bach. Bach Birthday Bash is a live performance at Merrill Auditorium on March 22 at 7:00 pm.

It will also be available on-demand for the public to enjoy from March 26 - April 25.

To take advantage of the Maine Public Member discount, please use the code MP15.

Program Details:

  • Pièce d’Orgue (Fantasia) in G major, BWV 572 
  • Sheep may safely graze (aria from Cantata 208), arr. James Kennerley (b. 1984) 
  • Toccata and Fugue in D minor “The Dorian”, BWV 538 
  • Toccata, Adagio, and Fugue in C major, BWV 564 
  • Jesu, joy of man’s desiring (chorale from Cantata 147), arr. James Kennerley (b. 1984) 
  • Prelude and Fugue in E minor “The Wedge”, BWV 548