Conducted by Lenny Weiss
With Calvin Bowman Guest Artist
Saturday 15 December 2018 3-4pm
Wesley Uniting Church
In its final concert for 2018, Canberra Sinfonia will be performing Handel’s Organ Concertos Op. 7 Nos. 1 & 4 with guest artist the acclaimed organist Calvin Bowman, followed by J.S. Bach’s exquisite Orchestral Suite No.1 in C major BWV 1066.
Renowned Australian composer and organist, Bowman was the first Australian to graduate with a Doctor of Musical Arts degree from Yale University, with the assistance of a Fulbright scholarship, and has beenawarded an Australia Council Fellowship.
As a performer, Bowman has presented the complete Bach organ works twice in public, once in 1995 and again in 2009 for the Melbourne International Festival where he performed them in a single 17-hour sitting. For the latter feat he was nominated for a Helpmann Award.