Festival Concerts

Schedule

Friday, April 12, 2019

Gilles Vonsattel4:00 PM: FACULTY CONCERT: Gilles Vonsattel, piano
Bezanson Recital Hall, Fine Arts Center, North Pleasant St., FREE

J.S. Bach: Prelude in C major, BWV 846 from The Well-Tempered Clavier
J.S. Bach: 3 Counterpoints from Art of Fugue, BWV 1080
Mendelssohn: Variations Sérieuses, Op. 54
Shostakovich: Prelude and Fugue in A major, No. 7, Op. 87
Beethoven: Piano Sonata No. 32 in C minor, Op. 111

Saturday, April 13, 2019

Andrew Megill
Andrew Megill

7:00pm: BACH ST. MATTHEW PASSION, BWV 244
UMass Bach Festival Orchestra and Chorus
Fine Arts Center Concert Hall, UMass Amherst

Andrew Megill, conductor
Tony Thornton, chorus master
with soloists William Hite, evangelist &
Paul Max Tipton, Christus

$25 general; Free for UMass students with ID; $5 other students/seniors
Tickets: 413-545-2511 or Online

 

Sunday, April 14, 2019

11:00 am: BACH COFFEE CANTATA, BWV 211
Informal setting at Amherst Coffee, 28 Amity Street, Amherst, FREE

 

Amanda Stenroos, violin
Amanda Stenroos, violin

3:00pm: ALUMNI CANTATA CONCERT
Bezanson Recital Hall, Free
Performance of Cantatas by J.S. Bach:
BWV 42 “Am Abend aber desselbigen Sabbats”
BWV 105 “Herr, gehe nicht ins Gericht mit deinem Knecht”

Michael Beattie, continuo/direction
With Maki Matsui, soprano; Liana Gineitis, alto; Eric Perry, tenor & Elijah Blaisdell, bass

Chamber Orchestra:
Elliot Lee & Amanda Stenroos, violin
Jonathan Livioco, viola
Wayne Smith, cello
Hilary Philipp & Rebecca Anthony, oboe
Steve Felix, trumpet
Remy Taghavi, bassoon

 

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