The Architecture of Sound- Bach, Bruckner, and Brahms

  • Jun 27, 2015

Three Composers.  Seven Soloists.  One spectacular evening. Thursday July 2, features the performance of a lifetime with a triple whammy of the era’s best Bs. Maximum contrast.  Diversity of style and performing approach.  Prepare to be amazed with the size and sound of Bach, Bruckner, and Brahms, featuring the most talented soloists and musicians of the day, with and an appearance by the talented Stangeland Family Youth Choral Academy. Tammy Wilson once again appears to sing with a chorus of one hundred and fifty also featuring pieces that include Bach’s Cantata BWV 150, Bruckner’s Te Deum, and Brahms’ Symphony No. 4 in E...

Be Inspired with Great Music: OBF 2015

  • Jun 5, 2015

Join us on a journey through the cycle of life with the music of this year’s Oregon Bach Festival, June 25-July 12 in Eugene. Tickets are now on sale. Artistic Director Matthew Halls leads the celebration that includes great works for choir and orchestra, the first-ever concerts by the new Berwick Academy orchestra for historically informed performance practice (HIPP), legendary Bach conductors Helmuth Rilling and Masaaki Suzuki, refined and sublime chamber music, pop diva Storm Large, showmen Canadian Brass, harmonica wizard Joe Powers, organ recitals, and kid’s concerts. In all, 24 concerts take place in 18 days with many more free...

A Storm is coming. Are you ready?

  • Jun 1, 2015

Musician. Actor. Playwright. Author. Awesome. Songstress Storm Large, last seen at the OBF fronting Pink Martini at the Cuthbert Amphitheater, returns to Eugene to sing life into the biting and beautifully sardonic world of Weill and Brecht’s Seven Deadly Sins Friday, June 26, at 7:30 pm in Silva Concert Hall. And that’s just the start. Fresh from selling out Portland’s Schnitzer Concert Hall, Storm will captivate OBF audiences with Copland’s Appalachian Spring, a new work by Portland composer Mason Bates, torch songs, American songbook standards done in her fearless style, and a blazing bolt of rock. Special guests Hudson Shad, a New York-based...