Pour amener ce concert sacrée et liturgique à une conclusion fracassent était le Concerto Brandebourgeois no 4 de Bach, BWV 1049.
To bring this sacred and liturgical concert to a smashing conclusion was Bach’s Brandenburg Concerto no 4 BWV 1049.
When Adrian Butterfield puts his bow to string, you know you are in for a treat. As the featured violinist in Geneviève’s Soly’s ‘Les Idées Heureuses’ latest November 27th concert in Montreal, he beautifully brought to musical life the program’s German religious music whose lyrics were sonorously highlighted through the fine soprano voice of Marie Magistry in the all Baroque German choral program. The performance illustrated Mr. Butterfield’s exceptional ability to tie together taut rapid tempos and various rhythms inside complex contrapuntal melody lines. Effortlessly yet audaciously, he expertly united organ, recorder, violist, cello and double bass into the celebratory liturgy the audience was privy to. His passion for Baroque music poignantly resonated throughout the new neoclassical ecclesiastical hall while magical light wafted through the stunning antique stained glass windows cocooning us all from on high. Indeed, the beautiful serenity of the Bourgie Concert Hall of the