'Tis the season for performances of Messiah. KWAX airs Helmuth Rilling's performance with the NY Phil, and Matthew Halls guests this week with the Houston Symphony.
OBF conductors Helmuth Rilling (on radio) and Matthew Halls (live in Houston, Texas) can be heard this week in seasonal performances of Handel's Messiah.
In Eugene, KWAX radio 91.1 FM (and streaming online) airs the New York Philarmonic's seasonal syndicated broadcast Wednesday, December 19 at 8 pm. Helmuth Rilling conducts the New York Philharmonic in a rousing rendition of Handel's classic, featuring soloists Annette Dasch, soprano; Daniel Taylor, countertenor; James Taylor, tenor; and Shenyang, bass, along with the Gächinger Kantorei Stuttgart.
Matthew Halls, OBF artistic director designate, conducts the Houston Symphony, chorus, and soloists in four performances Thursday-Sunday December 20-23. Thursday's concert... read more
Video: Three OBF artists share their views on "passion and possibilities" in a new video released by the Oregon Cultural Trust.
The Oregon Bach Festival figures prominently in a new series of videos released by the Oregon Cultural Trust to promote contributions during the year-end giving season.
In the Festival segment, baritone Aaron Cain, gamba player Joanna Blendulf, and organist Julia Brown share their views on the OBF's "passions and possibilities." Beautifully shot and recorded, it's one in a series that highlights the trust's role as our state’s cultural champion, developing and sustaining the arts, heritage, and humanities that keep Oregon vibrant, healthy and alive.
Donors to the trust who are Oregon residents receive a unique benefit: when they give an amount that... read more