The Well-Tempered Clavier, Paired - Concert I
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The Well-Tempered Clavier, Paired - Mahan Esfahani

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The Well-Tempered Clavier, Paired - Concert I

Wednesday, November 7, 2018, 8pm

Miller Theatre at Columbia University

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Back by popular demand, the exceptionally gifted Mahan Esfahani returns for two harpsichord recitals featuring J.S. Bach’s treasured Well-Tempered Clavier. For the first evening, Esfahani pairs selections from Bach’s masterpiece with a world premiere commission by George Lewis.

Pre-Concert Talk at 6:30 pm with Mahan Esfahani & George Lewis, moderated by Melissa Smey, Associate Dean and Executive Director


  • J.S. Bach selections from The Well-Tempered Clavier, Book I (1722)
  • George Lewis Timelike Weave (2018), world premiere, Miller Theatre commission

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Photo by Bernhard Musil / DG