2016 Festival Programs

2016 Festival Programs

Bach in Weimar

Thursday, July 21—7:30 pm
St. Francis by the Sea Episcopal Church—330 Hinckley Ridge Road, Blue Hill
Prince Johann Ernst: Violin Concerto in d minor
Bach: Brandenburg Concerto #6

Weinen, Klagen, Sorgen, Zagen, BWV 12
Concerto for Organ in G Major, BWV 592 (after Prince Johann Ernst)
featuring the magnificent Karl Wilhelm tracker organ
Erschallet, ihr Lieder, erklinget, ihr Saiten! BWV 172 

Bach’s Lunch

Friday, July 22—12 Noon
Blue Hill Public Library, Howard Room
A lecture/demonstration about the music of the 2016 festival
with organist/conductor John Finney and members of the ensemble
Free admission—bring your lunch!

Baroque Café: Pleasures of the Enchanted Island
Festive French and English music to celebrate
Acadia National Park’s centennial

Friday, July 22—5 pm
MAINESCAPE—South Street, Blue Hill
Jean-Baptiste Lully: Music for the Royal Carousel
selections from Les Plaisirs de L’Isle Enchantée
Henry Purcell: excerpts from The Fairy Queen
George Frideric Handel: Parnasso in Festa, Act III

Festival Finale: Christmas in July

Saturday, July 23—7:30 pm
First Congregational Church of Blue Hill—22 Tenney Hill, Blue Hill
Arcangelo Corelli: “Christmas” Concerto
Bach: Schwingt freudig euch Empor, BWV 36
Magnificat in Eb, BWV 243a

Magnificat! A Special Post-Festival Concert and Video Recording

Tuesday, July 26—7:30 pm
St. John’s Catholic Church—217 York Street, Bangor
Matthias Weckmann: Dialogue—The Angel Gabriel Appears to Mary
Bach: Erschallet, ihr Lieder, erklinget, ihr Saiten! BWV 172

Concerto for Organ in G Major, BWV 592
featuring the 1860 E. and G.G. Hook organ
Magnificat in Eb, BWV 243a

Presented by Blue Hill Bach and the St. John’s Organ Society

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