Music Before 1800: Peter Sykes

Corpus Christi Church 529 West 121st Street, New York

Byways and Backwaters: German Harpsichord Music Not by J. S. Bach World-renowned and versatile keyboardist Peter Sykes has come up with a twist on the ubiquitous Bach recital. He will play sonatas and suites in fashionable French or Italian style by Bach’s contemporaries, Graupner, Mattheson, Marpurg, and others—some better known than Bach was in his […]

Music Before 1800: Martin Bernstein & Justin Taylor

Corpus Christi Church 529 West 121st Street, New York

Plein Jeu  The prizewinning virtuosos Martin Bernstein, recorders, and Justin Taylor, harpsichord, will perform a century of French Baroque chamber and solo keyboard works that mesh the instrumental timbres to perfection. Intimate conversations emerge when the keyboard’s left and right hands or the treble and bass of the two instruments are joined together. Music ranges […]