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Preview: Bach Around the Clock 2013 

Will Coviello previews Trinity Episcopal Church's annual tribute to the composer

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A month of big music festivals kicks off with Bach Around the Clock, Trinity Artist Series' annual celebration of German composer Johann Sebastian Bach's birthday (March 31, 1685). There's 29 continuous hours of music including baroque, classical, jazz and rock. Albinas Prizgintas performs works by Bach and others on organ and harpsichord, and the rest of the lineup includes Delfeayo Marsalis (pictured) and the Uptown Jazz Orchestra, cellist Helen Gillet, classical pianists including Xavier University's Wilfred Delphin, saxophonist Tony Dagradi, guitarist John Rankin, members of the Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra, the U.S. Navy Band's woodwind quartet and brass quintet, the New Orleans Concert Brass Band and many other bands and individual performers. There's also dance, scenes from Dan Shore's opera Freedom Ride, poetry and more. Free admission. — WILL COVIELLO

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