Carmel Bach Festival Announces Fall 2021 Festival Schedule

The Carmel Bach Festival just announced their schedule for their live and in-person 2021 Festival, taking place October 23-November 5 at the Sunset Cultural Center in Carmel. Here are details about the Main Concert programs and tickets.

Main Concerts  – Paul Goodwin, conductor, except as noted.

  • Saturdays, Oct. 23 & 30, 7:30 PM – Orchestra, Chorale and Soloists
    • J.S. Bach, Der Geist hilft unser Schwachheit auf, BWV 226
    • George Frideric Handel, Ode for St. Cecilia’s Day, HWV 76
      • Clara Rottsolk, soprano, and Thomas Cooley, tenor
  • Sundays, Oct. 24, 7:30 PM & Oct. 31, 4:00 PM – Orchestra and Chorale
    • J.S. Bach, Mass in B-Minor 
      • Kyrie
      • Gloria
      • Dona nobis pacem
  • Mondays, Oct. 25 & Nov. 1, 7:30 PM – Concertmaster Peter Hanson Presents
    • J.S. Bach, Brandenburg Concerto No. 3 in G Major, BWV 1048  
    • Antonio Vivaldi, Concerto in A Minor for Two Violins, RV 522  
    • J.S. Bach, Brandenburg Concerto No. 5 in D Major, BWV 1050  
    • Antonio Vivaldi, Concerto No. 10 in B Minor for Four Violins, RV 580 
       
  • Tuesdays, Oct. 26 & Nov. 2. 7:30 PM – Orchestra, Chorale and Soloists
    • Henry Purcell, Dido and Aeneas, Z. 626
      • Clara Rottsolk, soprano, Dido and Thomas Cooley, tenor, Aeneas
  • Wednesdays, Oct. 27 & Nov. 3, 7:30 PM  – Chorale, Andrew Megill, conductor 
    • Songs interspersed with readings from “The Art of Courtly Love” by Andreas Cappelanus
    • Music from composers such as Roland de LassusClaude Debussy, Gabriel Fauré, Maurice Ravel, and others
  • Thursdays, Oct. 28 & Nov. 4, 7:30 PM
    • Fire & Grace, Edwin Huizinga, violin and William Coulter, guitar, with guest artist, and CBF Orchestra and Chorale Musicians 
  • Fridays, Oct. 22 & Nov. 5, 7:30 PM – Orchestra
    • Gioachino Rossini, Overture to Il Signor Bruschino
    • Richard Wagner, Siegfried Idyll 
    • Ludwig van Beethoven, Symphony No. 1 in C Major, op. 21

All Main Concerts run approximately one hour with no intermission.

Tickets go on sale in August. Visit BachFestival.org for more information!

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