New system for “Friends” discount starts March 12

  • Feb 20, 2013

Beginning March 12, current, contributing members of Friends of the Festival get first opportunity to order OBF tickets and an exclusive ticket discount of up to 20% during the Friends priority order period, March 12-April 19. This year, OBF has a new system for online ordering that will automatically calculate your Friends discount and immediately process your order. Current Friends will receive, inserted into their season brochure, a unique ID numberto log on to the new online system. Plan now and watch for the 2013 season brochure in your mailbox, or visit us to order online starting March 12. New minimum...


Halls masterful in Toronto

  • Feb 14, 2013

Matthew Halls is conducting Beethoven 9 for the first time in his career this week with the Toronto Symphony. Musical Toronto wrote that Matthew was "masterful" while the Toronto Star said he "captures much of the excitement its first audience must have felt." Here's the Star's full review reprinted in a copyright-approved format.


Audio: Chi-chi Nwanoku KWAX interview preview

  • Feb 12, 2013

Nigerian-Irish bassist Chi-chi Nwanoku, one of the leading players in the world of period instrument performance, comes to Beall Hall with Monica Huggett and Portland Baroque Orchestra this Sunday, February 17 for music by Haydn, Mozart and others spotlighting the double bass. Listen to excerpts of this interview with Caitriona Bolster of KWAX to learn more about the concert program and how a 5-foot tall woman came to embrace one of music's biggest instruments. The full interview airs Wednesday Feb 13 at approximately 11:50 am Pacific Time, listen on the web. Part 1 [audio src="/wp-content/uploads/2013/02/01-Chi-chi-interview-edit1.mp3"] Part 2 [audio src="/wp-content/uploads/2013/02/02-Chi-chi-interview-edit2.mp3"]


  • Feb 7, 2013

February 13th, 2014 It's Recruitment Time! The Oregon Bach Festival is now looking for a fresh crop of dedicated individuals to help ensure our summer is a smashing success. Interested? You’re in the right place. Read on to learn more about the amazing opportunities that await! » Who we’re looking for While our interns have typically been college or university students, post-graduates seeking skills for a new career or having a keen interest in OBF are welcome to apply. Our internships do not have specific major or degree requirements, but backgrounds and interests in music, artistic operations/ administration, donor relations, event management or marketing are a...


OBF Gold Ticket 2013 now on sale

  • Feb 5, 2013

Gold Tickets, season passes to all Eugene concerts for the 2013 Oregon Bach Festival, are now on sale by mail through the Hult Center Bach's Office. Gold Ticket holders receive first preference for the 2013 Festival's best seating. Other benefits include admission to all ticketed Eugene events with the same seats at each venue, free parking passes in the Hult Center garage, and the option to transfer tickets to friends. Regular tickets will be on sale beginning March 12, with priority given to contributing Friends of the Festival. Price for the Gold Ticket is $738 per ticket plus a $5...