Frederick Jodry Plays Bach's Goldberg Variations

Friday, November 17, 2017 @ 8:00pm - 9:30pm

Location: Grant Recital Hall

Johann Sebastian Bach's Goldberg Variations, BWV 988, is a work written for harpsichord consisting of an aria and a set of 30 variations. First published in 1741, the work is considered to be one of the most important examples of variation form. Professor Frederick Jodry performs the entire work in the intimate confines of Grant Recital Hall on Friday, November 17 at 8pm. This event is free and open to the public.

About Frederick Jodry

Frederick Jodry has been Director of Choral Activities at Brown University since the Fall of 1991. He holds a Bachelor of Music in Organ Performance and a Master's in Early Music Performance from New England Conservatory, Boston. The founder and Director of the Schola Cantorum of Boston, Mr. Jodry has led this 14 voice Renaissance choir in performances throughout New England. The Schola Cantorum and the Boston Camerata have collaborated in numerous projects including appearances at Tanglewood and Merkin Hall, New York. Together the two groups have recorded five CDs, two of which also feature the Brown University Chamber Singers. As a vocal soloist, Mr. Jodry has sung with the Boston Cecilia, the Providence Singers, the Civic Chorale, the Studio de Musique Ancienne de Montreal, and at the Oberlin Baroque Performance Institute with Gustav Leonhardt. Since 1996 Mr. Jodry has been President of Museum Concerts, a series in Providence devoted to presenting performances by historically informed ensembles. Mr. Jodry is Director of Music at the First Unitarian Church, Providence, and can be heard as a harpsichordist, organ recitalist and singer.