Cover major aspects of Bach’s instrumental and vocal music. Discuss the principles of historically informed performance practice in relation to modern and period instrument performances. Discover his musical influences as we work our way through the cantatas and Passions, instrumental music, and final masterpieces — B Minor Mass, Goldberg Variations, and the Art of the Fugue.
Stephen Schultz plays solo and principal flute with the Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra and Musica Angelica. He is a teaching professor in music history and flute at Carnegie Mellon University and director of the Carnegie Mellon Baroque Ensemble.