Brass and Organ Concert

Bach, the Organist
Sunday, February 13, 2011 at 4pm
St. Stephen's Church in Pittsfield

Walter Hilse, organ; Allan Dean, trumpet; String ensemble


Program Notes

Distinguished organist, Walter Hilse, returns to Berkshire Bach to play some of JS Bach’s greatest masterpieces including the Master’s arrangements of two exciting Vivaldi concerti with the irrepressible Berkshire Bach Ensemble of trumpet and strings. Also featured is outstanding trumpeter Allan Dean in a stunning baroque concerto for trumpet and strings. Chocolate Springs couples up with Berkshire Bach to sweeten the event with Valentine’s chocolates for everyone!


Giuseppe Torelli (1658-1709)
Sinfonia in D major for Trumpet and Strings [G. 8]
Allegro – Adagio – Allegro – Presto

George Frideric Handel (1685 – 1759)
Suite in D major for Trumpet, Organ and Strings

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685 – 1750)
Toccata and Fugue in F major [BWV 540]

Vivaldi/Johann Sebastian Bach (1685 – 1750)
Concerto in D minor [BWV 596]
[Arrangement of Vivaldi: Concerto Grosso, Op. 3 No. 11]
Allegro – Grave – Fuga – Largo (Siciliano) – Finale

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685 – 1750)
Chorale Preludes
Allein Gott in der Hoh sei Ehr [BWV 662]
Trio on “Herr Jesu Christ” [BWV 655]

Vivaldi/Johann Sebastian Bach (1685 – 1750)
Concerto in C major [BWV 594]
[Arrangement of Vivaldi: Violin Concerto, Op. 7 No. 11 "Der Grosse Mogul"]
Allegro – Recitativ (Adagio) – Allegro (Cadenza by Vivaldi, arranged by Bach)

Walter Hilse (Organ)
Allan Dean (Trumpet)
Patrick Wood (Violin)
Irena Momchilova (Viola)
Lucy Bardo (Cello)

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