Bachfest: Bach the Master

Jun. 23, 2024, 4:00 p.m.

Skinner Hall of Music

The Hudson Valley’s Bachfest Chorus & Orchestra returns with works for chorus and orchestra featuring Buxtehude’s Jesu, meines Lebens Leben and Bach’s Cantata 34 O ewiges Feuer, O Ursprung der Liebe, Cantata 191 Gloria in excelsis Deo, and the Triple Concerto for Flute, Violin, and Harpsichord

Christine Howlett, conductor.   

Bachfest events are sponsored by the Hudson Valley Society for Music. Additional sponsors include the Central Hudson Valley Chapter of the American Guild of Organists, and the Vassar College Department of Music. A free-will offering will be accepted at the door. 
Suggested donation: $25.

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This project is made possible with funds from the Statewide Community Regrants Program, a regrant program of the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of the Office of the Governor and the New York State Legislature and administered by Arts Mid-Hudson.

A portrait of Johann Sebastian Bach, a composer from the Baroque period. He has a stern expression and is wearing a white wig and dark, formal clothing with intricate buttons. He holds a sheet of music in his left hand, and the background is dark, emphasizing his figure.
Portrait of Johann Sebastian Bach, painted by Elias Gottlob Haussmann in 1748.