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Bach Goldberg Variations

Bach Goldberg Variations. Dates / Times2014-11-04 to 2014-11-04 (19:30 to 21:30). Organization Mountain View Connection Concert Series. Christ Church Elbow Park?(3602 ? 8 Street SW)Calgary, ABT2 T 3 A7 BACH?S LEGENDARY PIECE FOR ONE NIGHT ONLY! The Mountain View Connection Concert Series opens its 2014/15 season with a tour de force performance of The Goldberg Variations by J. S. Bach. Calgary is one of four stops in Canada for Iceland?s rising star, pianist V?kingur ?lafsson. The 30 Goldberg Variations is often regarded as the most serious and ambitious composition ever written for keyboard. Based on a single ground bass theme, the variations display not only Bach's exceptional knowledge of diverse styles of music of the day but also his exquisite performing techniques. V?kingur ?lafsson has performed over 20 piano concertos and collaborated with such conductors as Vladimir Ashkenazy and has performed with various orchestras around the world. V?kingur is quickly establishing an international reputation as a charismatic performer of great artistic integrity. Don?t miss this rare opportunity to hear the legendary piece! ???? TICKETS: $40 (adults) / $30 (students/seniors) / FREE (children 12 and under). Event Details. Location: 3602 8 Street SW