Selected by long-time Bach chorister and board member, Molly.
Friday, October 14, 2016
Season Opening Concert: Concertos and Chorales Contextualized
7:30pm St. John’s Episcopal Cathedral, 350 Washington St, Denver, CO 80203
Boulder Bach Festival Chorus, Strings, Vocal Quartet, and Instrumental Soloists take you on a journey through the history of chorales, in settings for Organ, Strings, and Choirs of varying sizes. Zachary Carrettin and Maureen Murchie lead the chamber orchestra as violin and viola soloists in the adored Concerto for Two Violins (BWV 1043), and Brandenburg Concerto #6 (BWV 1051).
Saturday, December 10, 2016
Journey to Vienna with Mario Aschauer and Friends
7:30pm Stewart Auditorium at the Longmont Museum, 400 Quail Rd. Longmont, CO 80501
Straight from Vienna, virtuoso harpsichordist Mario Aschauer is joined by Zachary Carrettin on his Cello da Spalla and on baroque violin, performing sonatas and glorious arias, and accompanying renowned soprano soloist Jennifer Bird-Arvidsson in an intimate exploration of rarely-heard, beautiful works from the Austrian baroque.
Sunday, January 22, 2017
Bach Organ Works In All Their Splendor with Elizabeth Farr
4:00pm First Presbyterian Church, 1820 15th St, Boulder, CO 80302
With fourteen internationally regarded and prize-winning solo CD’s, this is an artist you’ll want to hear. Elizabeth Farr brings all the colors and textures to life on one of the finest organs the Front Range can boast. Works by J.S. Bach and his predecessors/contemporaries.
Saturday, March 18, 2017
Spain and the Americas with Richard Savino and Clea Huston
7:00pm Stewart Auditorium at the Longmont Museum, 400 Quail Rd. Longmont, CO 80501
Grammy-nominated guitarist and lutenist Richard Savino brings his theorbo to the Front Range, and is joined by the rich, velvety tones of mezzo-soprano soloist Clea Huston. This program is sure to delight the senses while traveling through the baroque of Spain and the New World.
Thursday, May 21, 2017
4:00pm Boulder Seventh Day Adventist Church, 345 Mapleton Ave, Boulder, CO 80304
Boulder Bach Festival Chorus, mezzo-soprano soloist Clea Huston, and the BBF Chamber Orchestra close the season with a glorious and sparkling program of Bach, Handel, and Vivaldi. You’ll hear the fantastic motet, Der Geist hilft unser Schwachheit auf (BWV 226), a handful of the most gorgeous arias you’ve ever heard, magnificent choruses that stir the soul, and passionate instrumental works which exhibit the musical connections between J.S. Bach, Handel, and Vivaldi.
Free admission to three symposia, featuring Bach scholars and musical artists in discussion. Dates and venues will be sent to you once you’ve purchased your subscription tickets.
Reserved seating: the prime seats are reserved for you! Our music director examines each venue and blocks off rows which aurally and visually offer the most enhanced audience experience and engagement.
Most of our last season’s concerts sold out, so avoid missing out by purchasing your subscription(s) today. If you are unable to attend one of the programs you can always hip a friend to our activities by giving him/her your ticket! We certainly appreciate it.
Finally, at several events you will be invited to meet-and-greet the artists in the green room or backstage. This opportunity is reserved for subscribers. Certain venues make this possible and we will let you know the pertinent information for each event.
All five concerts, total $180 No Additional Fees online, in person, or by phone at checkout
$350 for a pair
$695 total for buying four-subscriptions-at-once