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‘Kristallnacht,’ the painting Rick Jones created just for us

November 5, 2013
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  As we were planning our coverage of the Bach Festival Society‘s upcoming performance of “A Child of Our Time,” a secular oratorio composed by Sir Michael Tippett in response to Kristallnacht, we remembered that local painter Rick Jones is also a fan of modern classical music. (For those who can stay awake for...
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Orlando Ballet and Bach Festival Society present Carmina Burana

April 12, 2013
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Orlando Ballet and Bach Festival Society present Carmina Burana

Two of Orlando’s most esteemed classical performing arts organizations – Orlando Ballet and the Bach Festival Society – join forces to present a ballet choreographed to Orff’s massively popular cantata, based on a series of medieval poems about the wheel of fortune (not the TV show, but the fickle ups and downs of life)....
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Free outdoor concert at the 34th Annual Christmas in the Park

December 6, 2012
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Free outdoor concert at the 34th Annual Christmas in the Park

If you struggle to find a bit of Christmas warmth in your soul, a trip to see the windows all lit up while the Bach Festival Choir puts on a live concert should fix what ails you.
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Bach Festival Society Presents Brooklyn Rider

November 4, 2012
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Bach Festival Society Presents Brooklyn Rider

On this trip, they will once again work with local music students, including visits to all six of the elementary schools that participate in A Gift for Music, the nonprofit stringed instrument training program.
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Bach Festival Society presents Paul Galbraith

October 11, 2012
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Bach Festival Society presents Paul Galbraith

For this opening concert of the Bach Festival Society’s 2012-2013 Visiting Artist Series, Galbraith will perform Hindemith’s “Harp Sonata,” Bach’s “Lute Suite” and selections by Spanish composers Isaac Albeniz, Enrique Granados, Miguel Llobet and Federico Moreno Torroba.
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Selection Reminder: Takács Quartet with Garrick Ohlsson!

March 15, 2012
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Selection Reminder: Takács Quartet with Garrick Ohlsson!

When not one internationally renowned artist but five of them appear in our city, please don’t blow it off.
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