• An Afternoon in Leipzig, by the Mystic Brass Ensemble

    On Sunday, March 10 at 3pm, the Mystic Brass Ensemble takes a winter trip to Saxony for “An Afternoon in Leipzig,” featuring the music of Bach, Mendelssohn, and Wagner, all of whom spent a substantial portion of their careers in the city of Leipzig, Germany. I am one of the trumpet players in the group, and I hope you will join us. If you do, please find me during intermission or afterwards and say hi.

    Location: First Baptist Church of Arlington, 819 Massachusetts Ave, Arlington, MA

    Time: 3pm, March 10

    Program

    J.S. Bach:

    • Toccata and Fugue in D minor
    • Contrapunctus I from “The Art of the Fugue”
    • Vor Deinen Thron chorale

    Mendelssohn:

    • Suite from “A Midsummer Night’s Dream”

    – Intermission –

    Wagner:

    • Selections from “Lohengrin”
    • Bridal Chorus
    • Elsa’s Procession to the Cathedral
    • Gathering of the Armies on the River Scheldt
    • Funeral March from “Die Götterdämmerung”
    • Selections from “Tannhäuser”
    • Entry of the Guests (Grand March)
    • Pilgrim’s Chorus

    Suggested donation: $10.

    @afrakt

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