Christ Episcopal Church

University District + Seattle WA

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Bach’s Lunch Free Noontime Concerts

First Tuesdays of the month from 12:10 to 12:50 pm (Oct thru May)
Bring your lunch and enjoy these informal concerts in our beautiful historic sanctuary right in the heart of the U-District.

2019-20 Season Flyer (pdf)

2019-2020 Season

Tuesday, October 1 | BACH FOR THE FLUTE

Virtuosic sonatas by Johann Sebastian Bach and his sons Carl Philipp Emmanuel and Johann Christoph Friedrich.
Joshua Romatowski, baroque flute; Henry Lebedinsky, harpsichord

Tuesday, November 5 | DUELING HARPSICHORDS

Concertos for two keyboards from Spain and Germany, including works by Schaffrath, Krebs, and Paxaron.
Hyun-Ja Choi and Henry Lebedinsky, harpsichords

Tuesday, December 3 | LEADING LADIES

London-based harpsichordist Sun Chang plays works by French virtuoso Elisabeth Jacquet de la Guerre and an elegant Viennese sonata by Marianne Martinez, a friend and student of Haydn.

Tuesday, January 7 | TRIO GUADELEVIN

Discover the roots that bind the Americas with Southern Europe, the Maghreb, the Middle East, and West Africa with this captivating program of music for voices, plucked strings, and colorful percussion.

Tuesday, February 4 | THE IRISH INFLUENCE

Explore the intersections of folk and art music in Ireland and America from the 18th century to the present, from Baroque sonatas by Irish composers to original compositions.
Anna Maberry, baroque violin; Henry Lebedinsky, harpsichord and guitar

Tuesday, March 3 | RECORDER RARITIES

Go beyond the usual with this unique program of rediscovered gems, including works by Chernowitz, Bigaglia, and music from the Parma Recorder Manuscript.
Vicki Boeckman, recorders; Henry Lebedinsky, harpsichord

Tuesday, April 7 | THE GIRL FROM IPANEMA

Journey into the world of the modinha—18th century art songs by Black composers from Rio de Janeiro—including music by Joaquin Manoel da Camera and José Mauricio Nuñes Garcia.
Natalie Ingrisano, soprano; Henry Lebedinsky, fortepiano

Tuesday, May 5 | DEVOTIONAL DUETS

17th century Italian nun composer Lucrezia Vizzana was one of the first female composers to publish sacred music. Her music blends Renaissance and Baroque elements with her own deeply personal style.
Caitlin Anderson-Patterson, soprano; Alan Wheaton, tenor; Henry Lebedinsky, organ