109th Bethlehem Bach Festival (at a glance)
THE HEART OF OUR SEASON

Click here for a detailed 109th Bach Festival schedule
Vocal Competition for Young American Singers - click here for application and submission information

Festival Soloists
Agnes Zsigovics, soprano
Rosa Lamoreaux, soprano
Daniel Taylor, countertenor
Benjamin Butterfield, tenor
William Sharp, baritone
Daniel Lichti, bass

Fridays, May 13 & 20, 2016

2PM - Distinguished Scholar Lecture
Dr. Christoph Wolff

Room 145, Zoellner Arts Center, Lehigh University
Admission FREE, no tickets required

4PM - Bach performed in intimate and historic settings

Choice A - Bach at 4 - HOW BRIGHTLY SHINES
Incarnation of Our Lord Church, Bethlehem
Thomas & Buchanan Streets (close to Zoellner Arts Center)
General Admission: $24, Students $9

Bach Chorale Sing Part 1
Prior to the start of Bach at 4, Incarnation of Our Lord Church

Choice B - Chamber Music in the Saal - TREACHEROUS LOVE
Saal of the Moravian Museum, Church Street, Bethlehem
General Admission: $28, Students $9

6PM - Buffet Dinner with Informal Talk
Dr. Larry Lipkis

Asa Packer Room, University Center, Lehigh University
Admission: $40 per person
*Seating is limited, prior registration required

8PM - Easter Oratorio - SONGS OF JOY
featuring guest trumpet soloist, Terry Everson

Packer Memorial Church, Lehigh University
Admission: $32, $26; Students $9

Saturdays, May 14 & 21, 2016

10:30AM - Taylor 2 Dance and the Bach Festival Orchestra
BRIMMING OVER

Baker Hall, Zoellner Arts Center, Lehigh University
General Admission: $25, Students $9

12:30PM - Festival Lunch

Butz Lobby, Zoellner Arts Center, Lehigh University
Admission: $27 general public, $22 Bach Choir Guarantors ($750+ receive complimentary lunch)
*Seating is limited, prior registration required

2PM - Bach Chorale Sing Part 2
Near the Brass Choir tent, outside of Packer Church

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2:30PM - The Mass in B Minor (Part 1) & 4:30PM (Part 2)

Packer Memorial Church, Lehigh University
Admission: $58, $46; Students $20

8:30PM to 10:30PM - Zimmermann's Coffee House
CHAMBER MUSIC, FOOD AND DRINK

Peter Hall, Moravian College
Cover Charge: $15
*Seating is limited, prior registration required

Sunday Mornings at Festival
May 15 & 22, 2016

Bach in the Context of Worship

Please check back to this page for links to information about the services and participating churches.

Sunday, May 22, 2016

1PM - Young American Singer Competition Finals

Peter Hall, Moravian College
Admission FREE, no tickets required

Sponsored by the American Bach Society and The Bach CHoir of Bethlehem.

 

Want to experience the Festival before attending, or just can't wait until May? Watch this 9-minute film about the Bethlehem Bach Festival!