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St John’s Cathedral, Oban

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129 George St
Oban, PA34 5NT United Kingdom

May 2019

Bach: The Last Resort

May 11 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
St John’s Cathedral, Oban, 129 George St
Oban, PA34 5NT United Kingdom
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£5 – £15

Bach’s rich musical legacy as we know it today is partly the result of a historical accident. When he applied for the position of Kantor at Leipzig’s Thomaskirche in 1722, Bach was only third choice for the post. Telemann turned the offer down after some deliberation, and Graupner was not released from his post of Kapellmeister in Hesse. ‘Since we cannot get the best, then we will have to settle for average’, the Council concluded, as it handed the title…

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