Last concert of the serie “Fusion of two worlds” of the Bach Society of Paraguay

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Next Wednesday, December 23, ends the successful virtual series of concert called “Fusion of two worlds. The Baroque in America and Europe ”, organized by the Bach Society of Paraguay in alliance with the Fundación Itaú Paraguay, which has the participation of the Bach Collegium de Asunción, under the direction of maestro Diego Sánchez Haase.


The last concert will be broadcast next Wednesday, December 23, at 8:00 p.m., and in it the program entitled “Music in the Republic of God” will be presented, which will have the music of the Jesuit missions of SouthAmerica as the center of the repertoire.

The program to be presented includes the following pieces:

  • Anonymous, from the Jesuit missions of Chiquitos, Bolivia: Sonata Chiquitana XVIII (Edited by Piotr Nawrot).
  • Domenico Zipoli (1688-1726): Ad Mariam, canto sacro (Edited by Piotr Nawrot).
  • Anonymous, from the Musical Archive of Moxos, Bolivia: “Señora doña María”, Villancico (Edited by Piotr Nawrot).

The concert will be broadcast on the Facebook Fanpage and the YouTube channel of the Bach Society of Paraguay, as well as on its website

The format proposed for the presentation of each concert includes an introductory interview with references to the works, the composers and the historical context of the repertoire. The interviews are conducted by the prominent journalist Lucía Sapena, who dialogues with world personalities of the music of J.S. Bach, like Prof. Dr. Michael Maul, and maestros Juan La Moglie, Javier Gelati, and Diego Sánchez Haase.

The concert series has been recorded live at the Casa Bicentenario de la Música “Agustín Barrios” and at the Metropolitan Cathedral of Asunción. Through the live broadcasts on social networks, the concert series has reached thousands of people around the world, thus making know the high-level work carried out by the Bach Society of Paraguay for the dissemination of Baroque music in Paraguay and in the region.

The cycle “Fusion of two worlds: The Baroque in America and Europe” also has the support of the Itaipú Binacional, Estancia Montanía S.A., Circuito Bach Sudamericano, Casa Bicentenario de la Música and the Arzobispado de la Santísima Asunción.

December, 2020

Lourdes Franco Galli

Lourdes Franco Galli