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Bach is in the Air: Ramin Bahrami and Danilo Rea

November 07, 2017 - 8:30 pm
Aula Magna, Rectorate Building
Piazzale Aldo Moro 5, Rome

On Tuesday, November 7, Ramin Bahrami, one of the most famous interpreters of Bach’s works, and Danilo Rea, a renowned jazz pianist, will join together for the premiere performance of "Bach is in the Air," and  original project, which will soon be recorded.

The two musicians will not alternate performance and soloing. They will do something far more bold and original. Bahrami will play Bach's music just as the composer wrote it, but with a relaxed, freer approach, while jazz musician Danilo Rea will improvise on a second piano. And while it may seem like an impossible feat – especially with Bach’s harmonies, counter harmonies and melodies – the duo weaves a memorable rendition that is both respectful of the German master’s works and highly creative-