Monthly Archives: February 2014

Countdown to Young Meister Bach – Friday Edition

Above, a shot from the choir of Maria Barbara and Young Meister Bach.  Your intrepid blogger took this photo at some risk, and may have inadvertently aroused some gentle ire from our director, Christopher Schorr (whose staging is brilliant, and … Continue reading

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Countdown to Young Meister Bach – Thursday Update

Above is the view from the house for tonight’s first run-through of Young Meister Bach, the one-act comic opera that’s on the program for our 2014 Family Concert, this coming Saturday.  The cast and orchestra have been rehearsing today, and, this … Continue reading

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The 2014 Family Concert: Young Meister Bach

We’re about to reach the culmination of several years’ work with this Saturday’s world premiere of Young Meister Bach, a comic opera composed by the Bach Festival Orchestra’s very own principal bassoonist, Chuck Holdeman, with the libretto by Bill Bly, a … Continue reading

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Some Much-Needed Musical Sunshine: Bach at Noon, February 11th

You can combat the inescapable seasonal affective disorder of this relentless winter by attending this Tuesday’s Bach at Noon!  The program will include music suffused with light and humor, as well as a giant helping of virtuosity.  We will begin … Continue reading

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