On Saturday, March 23, The Greene Space was the setting for The Bach Lounge, a two-part evening featuring cross-genre interpretations of J.S. Bach's work. Watch the archived videos below.
Bach Lounge features musicians from across the musical spectrum sharing how Bach that has touched them most through performance. Period instrument performances, jazz interpretations and contemporary visions mingled, illuminating each other — and the music.
Guests included pianist Ethan Iverson, jazz trumpeter Dave Douglas, composer/performers Andrew McKenna Lee and Florent Ghys, violinist Jennifer Koh, cellist Jan Vogler, pianist Benjamin Hochman and period instrument ensembles from Julliard415. Hosted by WQXR's Terrance McKnight and David Garland.
Bach Lounge: Part One
7pm (1 hour and 40 minutes)
Alessio Bax, piano
Antonio Campillo Santos, flute, with Ignacio Prego, harpsichord
Andrew McKenna Lee, guitar
Matt Herskowitz, piano
Dave Douglas, trumpet, with Matt Mitchell, piano
Jennifer Koh, violin
Bach Lounge: Part Two
9pm (2 hours)
Ethan Iverson, piano
Jan Vogler, cello
Juilliard415, period instrument ensemble
Florent Ghys, double bass
Benjamin Hochman, piano
Luce Trio, saxophone/guitar/bass
Rob Schwimmer, theremin, with Vicky Chow, piano