Cello Suites III, IV & V

Prelude from Suite for Solo Cello No. 1, BWV 1007 by J.S. Bach

Matt Haimovitz
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Haimovitz Plays Bach

In the early 21st century, it’s difficult to imagine the cello suites considered anything less than...

Cello Suites III, IV & V

Matt Haimovitz, cello

Thursday, October 22, 2015, 8pm

Miller Theatre at Columbia University

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Matt Haimovitz’s multi-day residency at Miller Theatre culminates in two evening concerts onstage at Miller featuring the complete Bach cello suites alongside new overtures he has commissioned to accompany them. Discover how composers from a variety of backgrounds and traditions connect with these timeless works.

Night One

Bach’s Cello Suites III, IV & V are paired with works by jazz luminary Vijay Iyer, Arab-American composer Mohammed Fairouz, and Roberto Sierra, whose works blend Latin influences with European musical traditions spanning several centuries.



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