Bach Cello Suites Workshop, now in its fifth year, presents a concert celebrating the six suites for cello, written by Johann Sebastian Bach. The faculty of the one week Workshop perform for the public at the Picotte Recital Hall in the Massry Center for the Arts at the College of St. Rose. Tickets ($30 for adults and $5 for students 18 and under) are available via the website BachCelloSuitesWorkshop.org or by calling 518-274-7804.
Artistic Director and 2017 Grammy Winner, Zuill Bailey, and his faculty present works by Bach and also by those influenced by him as well as those who followed in his footsteps. Joining Bailey this year are Melissa Kraut, Professor of Cello at the Cleveland Institute of Music; Phoebe Carrai, professor of baroque Cello at Juillard, Harvard and New England Conservatory; Jennifer Morsches, co-artistic Director of Sarasa Ensemble. Zuill Bailey and Melissa Kraut are co-directors of the Sitka Cello Seminar in Alaska. Phoebe Carrai and Jennifer Morsches perform extensively in Chamber music groups in Europe.