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Program Schedule 2015

PROGRAM SCHEDULE

Sunday, June 21, 2015
St. Mark Presbyterian Church, 4 p.m.

A Tale of Two Johanns
Concertos by J.S. Bach and J.G. Graun

Elizabeth Blumenstock leads the Festival Orchestra and distinguished oboe, recorder, violin, and viola soloists in an afternoon of Baroque concertos by Johann Sebastian Bach and Johann Gottlieb Graun, featuring Bach’s Brandenburg Concerto No. 2, with Kathryn Adduci on trumpet, and his Brandenburg Concerto No. 3.

Preceded by brass music al fresco on the patio at 3:15 p.m.;
wine/waters reception on the patio following the concert


Monday, June 22, 2015
Saint Michael & All Angels Episcopal Church, 8 p.m.

Bach at Work, Bach at Home
Keyboard masterworks by Bach and his relatives

Ian Pritchard performs works for organ/harpsichord by Johann Sebastian Bach and his relatives. With violinist Elizabeth Blumenstock.

Preceded by brass music al fresco on the patio at 7:15 p.m.;
wine/waters reception on the patio following the concert


Wednesday, June 24, 2015
Sherman Library & Gardens, Central Patio Room, 8 p.m.

Music for Kings
Featuring ‘A Musical Offering,’ Bach’s keyboard masterpiece

Excerpts from Bach’s Das Musikalische Opfer, BWV 1079 — an integrated collection of canons, fugues and other pieces all based on a single musical theme given to him by Frederick the Great — are performed in arrangements for strings by the Festival chamber ensemble and guest flutist Christopher Matthews. Plus works by Couperin, Quantz and Schmelzer.

Preceded by brass music al fresco in the Gardens at 7:15 p.m.;
wine/waters reception in the Gardens following the concert


Friday, June 26, 2015
Sherman Library & Gardens, Central Patio Room, 8 p.m.

All Bach, All Evening
Sonatas, harpsichord pieces and other chamber delights

A selection of duo and trio sonatas and other works by J.S. Bach performed by Elizabeth Blumenstock, violin; Gabriel Arregui, harpsichord; David Shostac, flute; and Gretchen Claassen, cello.

Preceded by brass music al fresco in the Gardens at 7:15 p.m.;
wine/waters reception in the Gardens following the concert


Sunday, June 28, 2015
St. Mark Presbyterian Church, 4 p.m.

Festival Finale: Secular and Sacred
Church cantatas of J.S. Bach and opera excerpts of C.H. Graun

Vocal soloists and the Festival Orchestra present J.S. Bach’s sacred Cantatas Nos. 17 and 42, plus arias and other excerpts from C.H. Graun’s 1742 opera Cesare e Cleopatra.

Preceded by brass music al fresco on the patio at 3:15 p.m.;
wine/waters reception on the patio following the concert


Program and artists subject to change


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