38th Annual Bach Festival
Bach and Buxtehude
Sunday, April 28th at 3:00 PM
St. Joseph's Catholic Church, Lakeland
(210 West Lemon Street)
Sunday, May 5th at 3:00 PM
St. Paul's Episcopal Church, Winter Haven
(656 Avenue L, NW)
Missa Brevis, BuxWV114
Prelude and Fugue in f-sharp minor, BuxWV146
Trio Sonata for Oboe, BWV527
Jesu, der de meine Seele, BWV 78
Aus der Tiefenn rufe ich, BWV 131
Directed by Dr. Daniel Gordon
The Bach Festival Chamber Singers and Orchestra
Jamie Strefeler, oboe; Charles Hulin, harpsichord; Patty Muller, harpsichord
Annabelle Gardiner, violin and Ronald Gardiner, cellist (principals with Orlando Philharmonic) Dr. J. David Hart, organist; Adam Bielamowicz, tenor; Dr. Anthony Offerle, bass
Adults $15, Students $5
(Tickets available at the door.)
The Bach Festival of Central Florida Inc.
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Bach Festival Chorus
The Bach Festival of Central Florida at 38 years Celebrating Our Performing History (1974-2012)
The BFCF was conceived in the fall of 1973 when Moody Chisholm, former conductor of the Ridge Oratorio Society, and Virginia Davidson, then Professor of Music at Polk Community College, joined forces to organize the Bach Festival of Central Florida. The first Bach Festival concert was presented on January 2, 1974, at First Presbyterian Church in Winter Haven.
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The Bach Festival of Central Florida, Inc.
Promoting works of Johann Sebastian Bach and his contemporaries.
PO Box 2764 Lakeland, FL 33806-2764
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Also you may be interested in other Bach Festival sites around the globe such as this one in Leipzig, Germany