“Bach to Basics” Virtual Concert Program

The Schenectady Symphony Orchestra



“Bach to Basics”

A celebration of the music of Johann Sebastian Bach

Recorded at

Proctors Theater

Schenectady, NY

Thanks to our Sponsors:

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Saratoga National Bank and Trust

SUNY Schenectady School of Music

The League of the Schenectady Symphony


Sheep May Safely Graze (from Cantata #208)

Arr. by Glen Cortese

Brandenburg Concerto #3 in G Major

  1. Allegro moderato
  2. Adagio

                             III.            Allegro

Cantata #160 – Ich weiß, daß mein Erloser lebt

  (I know that my Redeemer lives)

  1. Aria
  2. Recitativo

                             III.            Aria

  1. Recitativo
  2. Aria

Brandenburg Concerto #5 in D Major

  1. Allegro
  2. Affettuoso

                             III.            Allegro

The Schenectady Symphony Orchestra

Artistic Director

Glen Cortese

Guest Artists

Brent Weber, Tenor

Philip Edward Fisher, Piano and Harpsichord

Guest Narrator

Rob Brown, WMHT

First Violin

Michael Emery, Concertmaster

Melanie Evans

Heather Chan

Marla Bracco

Second Violin

Elaine Gervais, Principal

Kathryn Kinisky

Cathy Barber


Stephanie Emery, Principal

Brenda Hartman

Jody Van Voris


Andre O’Neil, Principal

Erica Pickhardt

Michael Gasparovic


Luke Baker, Principal


Beth Chinnery, Principal

Personnel Manager

Edward Marschilok


Cathie-Jo Brun


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