Wednesday, December 8, 2010

New BACH Summer Festival in Canada

Gerald Fagan, Artistic Director  and Friedhelm Hoffmann, Chairperson,  are delighted to announce the inaugural Bach Music Festival of Canada, South Huron Ontario!
The Bach Music Festival of Canada, South Huron Ontario has been established to create a weeklong festival featuring music of Bach and his compatriots. This international music festival will have its debut in July 11 - 17, 2011. 
Confirmed Guests Artists Include:
INSTRUMENTAL CONCERTS:
Lara St John Solo Violin Concert Recital and Master Class
Trio Alla Grande Guitar Trio Concert and Master Class
‘The Art of the Aria’     Bach Aria Symposium with renowned Basso Thomas Paul (Juilliard)
CHORAL – YOUTH TREBLE VOICES: Festival Conductor Brenda Zadorsky
CHORAL - ADULT: Festival Conductor Gerald Fagan
Gerald Fagan Singers (London Canada), conductor Gerald Fagan
Harvestehuder Kammerchor (Hamburg Germany), conductor Claus Bantzer
Regional choristers are encouraged to join in the Festival by actively participating as a week long member of the Mass Youth Choir with a final concert on Friday July 16 or the Mass Adult Choir, culminating in a concert of the B-Minor Mass on Saturday July 17! You can join with your choir or as an individual. Choristers from around the province will gather to share their love of music, and we hope you will join us too! 
Numerous concerts, recitals and masterclasses are scheduled throughout the week for audiences, scholars and musicians! Drawing upon the wealth of talent from Southwestern Ontario as well as welcoming musicians from around the world, this Festival is guaranteed to provide music lovers with numerous opportunities for sharing in the celebration of Bach and his compatriots.
Social events, regional tours, and shared meals will ensure a well-rounded experience for both adult and youth participants.
Special Early Registration rates are set to encourage you to send your registration in early. Please look at the dates and forward your registration, to take advantage of these special prices.
We look forward to welcoming you to the Bach Music Festival of Canada, July 2011!
Louise Fagan, Executive Producer l.fagan@rogers.com 519 851 0393

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