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Early Music Band, Ruckus, with Emi Ferguson

800 Bagby Street, Suite 300
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Ruckus is a baroque ensemble with a fresh, visceral approach to early music, a “shapeshifting” band comprising some of today’s leading soloists of Baroque repertoire. Their collaboration with acclaimed English-American flutist Emi Ferguson is a joyous, kaleidoscopic romp through some of Bach’s most playful and transcendent works, with new arrangements of Bach’s Flute Sonatas and Keyboard Preludes that explode Bach’s bass lines into a rainbow of textures and colors, continually shifting like light over the landscape as Ferguson’s flute lines dance above.

“A fizzing, daring display of personality and imagination”

— The New York Times

“Panache, and the jubilant, virtuosic verve of a bebop-Baroque jam session”

— Boston Musical Intelligencer

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