Your order has expired
Your order has expired.
Bach & Handel
CANCELED: Bach & Handel


Visit for more information.

An evening of baroque masterpieces, led by conductor Nicholas Kraemer from the harpsichord, features excerpts from operas and oratorios by Handel and Purcell, including the ever-popular Water Music. Opening the program is Bach’s best-known orchestral suite, which includes the much-loved “Air on the G String.”

Item details


Saturday, March 28, 2020 8:00 PM


Orchestra Hall



Bach Orchestral Suite No. 3
Handel Who calls my parting soul from death? from Esther
Handel Voi che udite il mio lamento from Agrippina
Handel Da tempeste il legno infranto from Giulio Cesare
Handel These labors past, how happy we! from Jephtha
Purcell Chacony in G Minor
Purcell Thy hand, Belinda . . . When I am laid in earth from Dido and Aeneas
Handel Rompo i lacci from Flavio
Handel To thee thou glorious son from Theodora
Handel Suite No. 2 from Water Music

Nicholas Kraemer

Nicholas Kraemer
conductor and harpsichord

Amanda Forsythe

Amanda Forsythe

Iestyn Davies

Iestyn Davies

Concert Extras

Preconcert conversation with Kyle Dzapo: Saturday, March 28, 6:45–7:15, Grainger Ballroom

Discover More

Read: Nicholas Kraemer prefers an approach he describes as ‘Bach with a smile’


Official Airline of the CSO


These CSO performances are dedicated to the memory of J. Timothy Ritchie, in grateful recognition of his many years of support and his legacy bequest.

Tickets are currently unavailable online for this event.

For additional assistance, please call Patron Services at 312-294-3000.

Artists, prices, and programs are subject to change. There are no refunds on single ticket sales. Symphony Center welcomes children eight years of age and older. Some programs are open to children of all ages. All children, regardless of age, must have their own tickets. Box seating is on a rotational basis. Read our Privacy Policy for additional legal information.

There was an unknown error while attempting to reserve your seats. Please call Patron Services at 312-294-3000 for additional assistance.
This field is required.
Amount must be greater
Please enter a number that contains a decimal (XX.XX).

Make a Gift