Shenandoah Valley Bach Festival--Concert 1

June 12, 2016 @ 3:00pm--Lehman Auditorium

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*3-concert packages are NOT available at the door.  Door sales are for that day's concert ONLY.

The Shenandoah Valley Bach Festival is a week-long summer music festival devoted to promoting an appreciation and understanding of the music of Bach and a featured composer, country, era or people. The Festival, widely recognized for its artistic excellence, has been named the “jewel in Harrisonburg’s crown” by the Virginia Commission for the Arts.
Visit http://www.emu.edu/bach/schedule/ for the complete performance schedule. Tickets ARE required for Festival Concerts 1, 2, & 3. Tickets are NOT required for noon recitals or the Sunday Leipzig Service. On line sales begin February 1. Box office & phone sales begin February 16.

Concert 1 Program

Johann Sebastian Bach
Cantatas 8, 18, 68, 103, 174
      Christine Fairfield, soprano
      Joel Ross, countertenor
      Brian Thorsett, tenor
      David Newman, baritone
      Festival Orchestra and Choir

Seating: Reserved
Show Length: Approximately 2 hrs
Intermission: Yes


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Shenandoah Valley Bach Festival--Concert 2

June 17, 2016 @ 7:30pm--Lehman Auditorium

*3-concert packages are NOT available at the door.  Door sales are for that day's concert ONLY.

The Shenandoah Valley Bach Festival is a week-long summer music festival devoted to promoting an appreciation and understanding of the music of Bach and a featured composer, country, era or people. The Festival, widely recognized for its artistic excellence, has been named the “jewel in Harrisonburg’s crown” by the Virginia Commission for the Arts.
Visit http://www.emu.edu/bach/schedule/ for the complete performance schedule. Tickets ARE required for Festival Concerts 1, 2, & 3. Tickets are NOT required for noon recitals or the Sunday Leipzig Service. On line sales begin February 1. Box office & phone sales begin February 16.

Concert 2 Program

Antonio Vivaldi
Nisi Dominus
Concerto in C Major for Recorder

Henry Purcell
Come, Ye Sons of Art, selections
Fairest Isle, from King Arthur Suite
The Pale and the Purple Rose, from Yorkshire Feast
Symphony, from King Arthur Suite
Hail Bright Cecilia, selections

Georg Frideric Handel
Eternal Source of Light Divine, from Birthday Ode for Queen Anne
Grand Entrée, from Alceste, Act I
Sento la gioja, from Amadigi
Chiudetevi miei lumi, from Admeto

Leonardo Vinci
Concerto in A Minor for Recorder
Combattuta da tante vicende, from Cantone in Utica
Che sia la gelosia, from Cantone in Utica

Johann Christian Bach
Vo solcando un mar crudele, from Artaserse

Jose de Nebra
Vendado es amor, no es ciego

      Nathan Medley, countertenor
      Nancy Garlick, recorder
      Tommy Tutwiler, countertenor
      Harrisonburg High School Choir
      Festival Orchestra

Seating: Reserved
Show Length: Approximately 2 hrs
Intermission: Yes


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Shenandoah Valley Bach Festival--Concert 3

June 18, 2016 @ 7:30pm--Lehman Auditorium

*3-concert packages are NOT available at the door.  Door sales are for that day's concert ONLY.

The Shenandoah Valley Bach Festival is a week-long summer music festival devoted to promoting an appreciation and understanding of the music of Bach and a featured composer, country, era or people. The Festival, widely recognized for its artistic excellence, has been named the “jewel in Harrisonburg’s crown” by the Virginia Commission for the Arts.
Visit http://www.emu.edu/bach/schedule/ for the complete performance schedule. Tickets ARE required for Festival Concerts 1, 2, & 3. Tickets are NOT required for noon recitals or the Sunday Leipzig Service. On line sales begin February 1. Box office & phone sales begin February 16.

Concert 3 Program

Virgil Thomson
The Plow That Broke the Plains

Aaron Copland
Appalachian Spring

Aaron Copland
Quiet City

Alberto Ginastera
Estancia

Festival Orchestra

Seating: Reserved
Show Length: Approximately 2 hrs
Intermission: Yes

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