On Sunday, March 27, 2011, the Washington Bach Consort gives a 3pm program at National Presbyterian Church called "The Art of the Keyboard." It celebrates Bach's keyboard artistry with solo harpsichord music, concertos for two harpsichords (played by J. Reilly Lewis and National Cathedral organist Scott Dettra plus the Consort's chamber orchestra), Bach harmonizations of various chorales (performed by Bach Consort singers), plus Bach's stunning Chorale Preludes for organ on those tunes played on National Presbyterian's magnificent Skinner organ. David Ginder speaks with Washington Bach Consort Music Director J. Reilly Lewis.
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