2017 Festival Programs

2017 Festival Programs

1723: Herr Bach Comes to Town

Thursday, July 20—7:30 pm
St. Francis by the Sea Episcopal Church
330 Hinckley Ridge Road, Blue Hill
Johann Kuhnau: Bone Jesu, chare Jesu
Georg Phillip Telemann: Oboe concerto in c minor
Christoph Graupner: Die Nacht ist vergangen
Bach: Prelude and Fugue in C major BWV 547
Bach: Darzu ist erschienen der Sohn Gottes BWV 40
$30 admission, students $10, under 18 free

Bach’s Lunch

Friday, July 21—12:30 pm
Blue Hill Public Library, Howard Room
A lecture/demonstration about the music of the 2017 festival
with organist/conductor John Finney and members of the ensemble
Free admission—bring your lunch!

Solo Cello Through the Ages

Friday, July 21—1:30 pm following Bach’s Lunch
Blue Hill Public Library, Howard Room
Blue Hill Bach principal cellist Sarah Freiberg takes listeners on a whirlwind tour of solo cello music ranging from 16th-century Modena to the present day. Ms Freiberg is one of New England’s leading performers of the historical cello, and an engaging teacher and storyteller.
Free admission

Baroque Café: Pleasures of the Dance

Friday, July 21—5 pm
The Sail Loft, Atlantic Boat Company, Brooklin
Come by land or by sea (if the latter, please call ABC for mooring instructions)
Come dance with us! Virtuoso Baroque specialist Carlos Fittante will teach simple steps, followed by refreshments and a staged performance of George Frideric Handel’s spectacular entrée Terpsicore, celebrating the muse of the dance
$40 admission includes refreshments, students $15, under 18 free

All-Bach Festival Finale

Saturday, July 22—7:30 pm
First Congregational Church of Blue Hill—22 Tenney Hill, Blue Hill
Johann Sebastian Bach: Brandenburg Concerto #3 — Motet Fürchte dich nicht
Concerto for Three Violins, BWV 1064a — Mass in F Major BWV 233
$30 admission, students $10, under 18 free

Subscribe to all three performances! $90 general, $25 students, under 18 free

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