Author Archives: David Ruhf

We’ve Moved!

One of the perks of our fancy new redesigned website is the excellent integration of the blog, which has lived for some time on its own at this address.  As such, updating at this address will cease, and I imagine I … Continue reading

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Gala Preview: The Thomanerchor Leipzig, November 11th

By now, you’ve probably heard that our Gala Concert is sold out, something about which we’re very excited!  Hosting this very esteemed choir is a special delight:  earlier iterations of this group sang the first performances of much of the … Continue reading

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Bach at Noon Wrap-Up

We had a near-capacity crowd for Tuesday’s Bach at Noon for a wonderful hour of music-making.  We were first treated to some excellent and succinct commentary about the esteem Mozart held for Bach, followed by an expressive and lyrical tour-de-force … Continue reading

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Bach at Noon, October 10th: Eternal Love

One of the most famous biblical passages, John 3:16, is given the Bach treatment in Cantata No. 68, Also hat Gott die Welt geliebt, the choral selection for tomorrow’s Bach at Noon.  I find the text setting of that passage a … Continue reading

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Farewell to Summer!

It was a busy summer in Bachville  – we offered three Bach at Noons in Allentown, decamped to upstate New York for a wonderful benefit at the Hermann J. Wiemer Vineyard, and kicked off the 2017-2018 season in Bethlehem with … Continue reading

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Bach at Noon in Allentown, June 13th: Sweet Eternity

The Bach Choir’s Lehigh Valley reach will continue to extend into our valley neighbors this year, beginning this coming Tuesday, with Bach at Noon in the glorious gothic confines of St. John’s Lutheran Church in Allentown.  These are packed affairs, … Continue reading

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110.2 Wrap-Up

I am writing my wrap-up of the second weekend of Festival before it’s officially over because I tarried too long, and didn’t secure our tickets for Zimmerman’s Coffee House before it sold out.  Dear reader, it’s probably for the best – … Continue reading

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