“Music on the Corner” at Avon Congregational Church presents Boston-based ensemble Emily Hale and Friends in a program entitled “Bach, Birthdays and Bohemia”. Emily Hale, baroque violin Ben Swartz, viola da gamba John McKean, harpsichord With Rachel Abrams, mezzo soprano The year 2018 marks the 333rd anniversary of the birth of Johann Sebastian Bach. We will hear selections from his “Hercules” cantata, as well as sunny obbligato sonatas for violin and viola da gamba with harpsichord. There will also be music by Francois Couperin in celebration of his 350th birthday, works by Buxtehude, Biber and other surprises! The concert will take place in historic Avon Congregational Church’s acoustically wonderful sanctuary. A meet-the-artists reception with birthday cake will follow the concert.