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Middlebury Bach Festival 2013

Friday-Sunday, April 26-28, 2013

Friday, April 26, 2013

Opening Concert

8:00 PM, Concert Hall, Mahaney Center for the Arts

"Orfeo ed Euridice" by Christoph Willibald Gluck and selections of choral music inspired by the story.

Middlebury College Choir and Chamber Orchestra

Jeffrey Buettner, conductor

$ Free

Post-concert Reception, Upper Lobby, MCA

Sponsored by the Office of the President of Middlebury College

Saturday, April 27, 2013

Interest Sessions and Festival Concert

Sessions will be in the Concert Hall, Mahaney Center for the Arts

Session 1: Daring Virtuosity in Bach's Concerto in D Minor
10:00-10:45 AM - Cynthia Huard, Affiliate Artist, Middlebury College

Session 2: Performing Bach's Magnificat
11:00 AM-12:00 PM - Martin Pearlman, Music Director, Boston Baroque

Lunch, Lower Lobby, MCA
12:00-1:30 PM

Session 3: A Day in the Life of a Countertenor
1:30-2:30 PM - Martin Near, Countertenor, Blue Heron

$ Free

Bach Unplugged
6:00-7:30 PM
Eric Despard, Guitarist
51 Main
Middlebury, VT 05753
Classical guitarist Eric Despard performs music by J.S. Bach and others.
Food and beverage will be available for purchase during the performance.

Festival Concert

8:00 PM, Mead Chapel

Orchestral Suite in D Major, BWV 1068

Harpsichord Concerto in D Minor, BWV 1052

Cynthia Huard, harpsichord

Magnificat, BWV 243

Carol Christensen, soprano

Martin Near, countertenor

Adam Hall, tenor

Erik Kroncke, bass

Martin Pearlman, conductor

$12/$10/Students Free with Middlebury College ID 

Sunday, April 28, 2013

Bach in Area Congregations

Church of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary

Congregational Church of Middlebury UCC

Memorial Baptist Church

St. Stephen's on the Green

United Methodist Church of Middlebury

The Middlebury Bach Festival is sponsored by The Office of the President of the College, the Academic Enrichment Fund, Middlebury College Choir, Kevin P. Mahaney '84 Center for the Arts, Middlebury College Department of Music, Rohatyn Center for Global Affairs, the Office of the Director of the Arts, and 51 Main.

Department of Music

Mahaney Center for the Arts
72 Porter Field Road
Middlebury College
Middlebury, VT 05753