Bach's Musical Offering

Johann Sebastian Bach (aged 61) in a portrait by Elias Gottlob Haussmann, second version of his 1746 canvas.

Nell FlandersJoin PSO Assistant Conductor Nell Flanders as she guides you through a four-episode exploration of Bach’s Das Musikalische Opfer (The Musical Offering), performed by Princeton Symphony Orchestra Musicians. Each episode will be released on this page weekly Wednesday, February 17 - Wednesday, March 10. Once posted, each episode will remain available 24/7. Free – our gift to you!

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Introduction 
Rossen Milanov – Edward T. Cone Music Director 
Nell Flanders – Georg and Joyce Albers-Schonberg Assistant Conductor


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Episode 1 


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Violins Margaret Banks, Qianru Elaine He, Linda Howard, Yinbin QianCheng-Chih Kevin Tsai, Cheng-Hsun Tsai; Viola Stephanie GriffinCello Elizabeth ThompsonBass Joanne BatesFlute Mary Schmidt;
Clarinets Andy Cho and Sherry Hartman-Apgar; Horn Jonathan ClarkTrumpets Jerry Bryant and Thomas CookTrombone Lars Wendt

Episode 2 


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Violins Carmina Gagliardi, Hanfang Zhang; Cello Elizabeth Thompson; Flute Mary Schmidt; Harp André Tarantiles; Marimba Phyllis Bitow, Greg Giannascoli, Jeremy Levine

Episode 3 


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Violins Michelle BrazierRuotao Mao; Viola Stephanie Griffin, Michael Davis, Emily Muller, Jacqueline Watson; Cello Elizabeth Loughran, Talia Schiff; Bass Stephen Groat, Daniel HudsonOboe Lillian Copeland, Robert Nunes; Bassoon Brad Balliett

Episode 4

Yevgeny Faniuk, flute; Basia Danilow, violin;
Alistair MacRae, cello; Elliot Figg, harpsichord

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