BACH is BACK at THE BOHEMIAN CAFE! Join SC BACH for a different kind of short concert on MONDAY, APRIL 8th in The Bohemian Cafe at 7pm! Doors open at 6pm, and the cafe will have a special food-and-beverage menu ready to go!

SC BACH, THE BOHEMIAN CAFE & HORIZON RECORDS are proud to announce another special performance by some wonderful classical players on Monday, April 8th at 7pm (doors at 6pm). 

Once again, the magic of J.S. Bach’s music and the comfy confines of The Bohemian Cafe conspire to bring you the lovely sounds of Baroque in our neighborhood. Admission is free, but donations are welcome.

Barb Weiss, harpsichord
Andrea Pettigrew, violin
Brian Seaton, oboe





Performing the music of JOHANN SEBASTIAN BACH (1685-1750):

CONCERTO VIOLIN & OBOE c minor BWV 1060, Moderato, Adagio

BWV 1031 Eb – Siciliano; violin, harpsichord 



PARTITA #2 D minor BWV 1004, Gigue – violin solo

ARIA “St. Matthew Passion” (Erbarme dich: violin, soprano oboe, harpsichord): 

CANTATA #156 – ARIOSO: violin, harpsichord 

CONCERTO VIOLIN & OBOE c minor BWV 1060, Allegro


About SC Bach Shorts:
A series of free concerts open to the public, designed to welcome a new audience to the works of Johann Sebastian Bach. At these shows, all are welcome and we encourage those unfamiliar with Bach’s music to attend.

About SC Bach:
S.C. Bach is South Carolina’s premier performing arts organization that focuses on quality performances of the music of Johann Sebastian Bach and his contemporaries.  S.C. Bach’s mission is to promote Bach’s music through affordable concerts, lectures, and educational events throughout the state.  S.C. Bach seeks to engage with schools and communities in ways that energize and ennoble audiences. Click HERE to visit their website.

About The Musicians:

Andrea Pettigrew, violin:
Andrea began studying the violin at the age of 10, and as made her living as an orchestral and chamber musician for the past 25 years.  She is assistant concertmaster of the Savannah Philharmonic and performs regularly with the Greenville, Asheville, and Charlotte Symphonies.  Andrea maintains thriving private teaching studios in Asheville and Hendersonville. A native Canadian, Ms. Pettigrew grew up in Halifax, Nova Scotia and was awarded the Bachelor of Music in violin performance from Dalhousie University.  She was a student of Philippe Djokic and Jan Wicha, and was also strongly influenced by the teachings of Vladimir Landsmann and Ryan Kho. Ms. Pettigrew is a member of The Dead Eduards Chamber Music Society based in Asheville, NC.

Brian Seaton,  oboe:
Brian maintains a combination of skills rarely encountered as an oboist.  Brian is a performing symphony musician, chamber musician, soloist, oboe maker, master repair technician, lecturer, and pedagog.  Brian performs regularly with the Savannah Philharmonic and the Rock Hill Symphony. Since 2008, he has toured China 4 times as solo oboist with the Mantovani Orchestra. Brian is always searching for unique concert experiences that bring the audience into the performance. Most recently he was featured soloist with the Kitchener/Waterloo Symphony, in Ontario Canada, as he wrote and performed is own symphony show centered around embodied listening. In 2015, Brian was appointed oboe instructor at Western Carolina University and performs in the faculty reed trio.  Brian was awarded the Master of Music from Florida State University in 2001 and the Honours Bachelor of Music from Wilfrid Laurier University in 1998.

Barb Weiss, harpsichord:
Barb maintains diverse musical experiences range from recording and performing ancient classical Cambodian music to directing a baroque opera company to chairing a university’s early music program.  She has been on the faculty of both the Oberlin Conservatory and the Peabody Institute, as well as Concordia College and the University of Minnesota and Pennsylvania.  She currently lives in Asheville, NC, where she performs with Muses Delight, Asheville Baroque and The North Carolina Baroque Orchestra. Her collaborations include Belladonna, the Newberry Consort, Quicksilver, Chatham Baroque, the Smithsonian Chamber Players, the King’s Noyse, Apollo’s Fire, the Chicago Opera Theater, North Carolina Baroque Orchestra, Ensemble Vermillion and Piffaro. Ms. Weiss has recorded with the Dorian, Flying Fish and Harmonia Mundi labels. She is the director of western North Carolina’s first melodica band, One Road Over.


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