2015 Festival Programs

2015 Festival Programs

How Brightly Shines the Morning Star

Thursday, July 30—7:30 pm
St. Francis by the Sea Episcopal Church—330 Hinckley Ridge Road, Blue Hill
Dietrich Buxtehude: “Wie schön leuchtet der Morgenstern”
featuring the magnificent Karl Wilhelm tracker organ
Matthias Weckmann: Dialogue—The Angel Gabriel Appears to Mary
Bach: Cantata BWV 1  —  Franz Ignaz Biber: “Annunciation” Sonata
Jan Dismas Zelenka: Magnificat
$25 suggested donation, students $10, under 18 free

Bach’s Lunch

Friday, July 31—12 Noon
Blue Hill Public Library, Howard Room
A lecture/demonstration about the music of the 2015 festival
with organist/conductor John Finney and members of the ensemble
Free admission—bring your lunch!

Baroque Café—Surf and Turf

Friday, July 31—5 pm
MAINESCAPE—South Street, Blue Hill
Handel: “Water Musick” Suite in F major
Bach: “Hunt” Cantata, BWV 208
$35 admission includes lakeside refreshments*, students $10
*Select wines, beer, goodies from land and sea

All-Bach Festival Finale—A Mighty Fortress

Saturday, August 1—7:30 pm
First Congregational Church of Blue Hill—22 Tenney Hill, Blue Hill
Bach: Cantata 80 “Ein feste Burg ist unser Gott”
Sinfonia from Cantata 42 — Brandenburg Concerto No. 1
Motet “Der Geist hilft unsrer Schwacheit auf” BWV 226
Violin concerto in a minor BWV 1041
$25 suggested donation, students $10, under 18 free