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Tix now on sale for Portland, Bend, Ashland

  • Mar 25, 2011
[caption id="attachment_3844" align="alignleft" width="240" caption="Soprano Golda Schultz is featured as the lead in Dido and Aeneas in Portland, Bend, Ashland, and Eugene"][/caption] Tickets are now on sale for Oregon Bach Festival concerts in Ashland, Bend, and Portland, Oregon. In Portland, the OBF presents a five-concert mini-festival June 27-July 9 that highlights four different choral groups and concludes with Beethoven’s mighty Symphony No. 9. The schedule includes:

Monday, June 27: Portland Baroque Orchestra with violinist Monica Huggett, chorus, and soloists performing Purcell’s Dido and Aeneas and two works by Benjamin Britten (First United Methodist Church)

Thursday, June 30: the Stangeland Family Youth Choral Academy offering an hour-long showcase concert (Trinity Episcopal Cathedral)

Wednesday, July 6: Schola Cantorum de Venezuela, a 35-voice choir conducted by Maria Guinand (Trinity)

Thursday, July 7: David Higgs recital on the magnificent Rosales organ (Trinity)

Saturday, July 9: Handel-Ode for St Cecilia’s Day, Beethoven-Symphony No. 9 with conductors Matthew Halls and Helmuth Rilling (Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall)

Portland tickets are available via a five-concert package or individually by phone or through online order. The PBO/Dido and Aeneas concert travels to Bend June 28 at the Tower Theatre and Ashland June 29 at the Southern Oregon University Recital Hall. See the OBF ticket page for complete ordering information.