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Bach’s Birthday Bash
March 4 @ 8:00 pm - 8:30 pmFree
First Friday All-Bach Concert for Organ and Trumpet
Celebrating the birthday of composer and organist, Johann Sebastian Bach, organist Larry Hershey will return to the mighty vintage 1958 analog Allen organ on First Friday, March 4, 2022 for “Bach’s Birthday Bash” with trumpeter Doug Albert. The 30 minute concert will be held at 8 PM in the historic 1854 First Reformed Church, 40 E Orange Street in downtown Lancaster.
The all-Bach program will include “Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring” from Cantata 147 and “Air” from Orchestral Suite No. 3. Major works performed will be “Concerto in C Minor” and “Prelude and Fugue in G Major”.
This series of free 30 minute concerts is a gift to the community from First Reformed Church, a center city congregation of the United Church of Christ. Only 30 minutes in length, the free concerts begin at 8 PM each First Friday for the convenience of those who wish to spend the early evening visiting downtown galleries before the concert. Doors open at 7:30 pm. All are welcome to hear 30 minutes of classical organ music that will refresh your soul and inspire your spirit.
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