181011 Selwyn College Music Society (City of London Sinfonia)

Bach and the Cosmos

Goldberg Variations

Thursday 11th October 2018

7:30 pm

City of London Sinfonia performs alongside James Sparks, Professor of Mathematical Physics at the University of Oxford, in association with Selwyn College Music Society, University of Cambridge as part of the Orchestra’s Bach and the Cosmos University Tour.

Through music, visuals and numerical explanations, James Sparks and the Orchestra explore JS Bach’s most numerical piece, the Goldberg Variations; how Bach uses mathematical methodologies to expand musical subjects and exhaust all permutations of every theme in his 30 Variations.

City of London Sinfonia
Alexandra Wood director/violin
James Sparks mathematician

James Sparks Bach and the Cosmos
JS Bach arr. Sitovetsky Goldberg Variations

Ticket & Booking Information
Standard: £20, £15
Standard (balcony, restricted view): £10
CLS 5IVER (16-25/students): £5
Child (under 16): £5
Unwaged: 25% off
Wheelchair & companion: free companion seat
City of London Sinfonia 020 7621 2800

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