2016 Festival Plans: The 7th annual Arizona Bach Festival begins on Friday, January 8th 2016 with a 7:30 pm organ recital by Christopher Houlihan on the Visser organ at All Saints’ Episcopal Church. The centerpiece concert of the festival will be a staged version of the Passion According to St. John to be presented on Friday, January 15th, 7:30 pm at Camelback Bible Church. The festival will conclude with violist Nokuthula Ngwenyama performing the Bach Gambe Sonatas on her Stradivarius with pianist Eckart Sellheim at All Saints’ Episcopal Church on Sunday, January 24th at 3:00 pm.
To whet your appetite for the coming festival performances, we're offering another in our series of BACH-U lectures at 3 pm on Sunday, October 11 at the Burton Barr Central Library in Phoenix. Arizona Bach Festival Artistic Director Scott Youngs will give a presentation on "The Annal Magdalena Notebooks," so click here to purchase your ticket(s) ($10 per person, no tickets available at the door)