You're Invited! Portland April 28

  • Apr 18, 2013

The Oregon Bach Festival invites you to  join us for delightful choral music and an elegant reception with our friends and colleagues from the Portland Symphonic Choir on Sunday April 28, starting at 1:30 pm. Encore! Celebrates Steven Zopfi’s 10th anniversary as artistic director of the Portland Symphonic Choir. Concert highlights include: Benjamin Britten: Rejoice In The Lamb Morten Lauridsen: O Nata Lux Norman Dello Joio:  To Saint Cecilia Music by young American composers Eric Zayre and Jason Saunders. The concert takes place at St. Mary’s Cathedral, 1716 NW Davis St., Portland. Reception Following the music, join us for a reception at the Giltner Mansion, builder John McCullough’s elegantly restored 1912 Dutch Colonial Revival home, 1729 NE...

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  • Apr 14, 2013

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  • Apr 14, 2013

Rilling, Saltzman honored by Oregon legislature

  • Apr 10, 2013

Thursday, April 11 Today in Salem the Oregon House of Representatives unanimously passed joint resolutions honoring Helmuth Rilling and Royce Saltzman in this celebratory OBF year. [caption id="attachment_11127" align="alignleft" width="240"] Rep. Phil Barnhart greets Royce Saltzman and John Evans on the floor of the Oregon legislature[/caption] State representative Phil Barnhart took the occasion of University of Oregon day in the capitol to honor the Festival cofounders in Helmuth's final year as artistic director. As a prelude to the vote, the sounds of Bach echoed through the house floor as the Oregon Brass Quintet played the Gavottes from Bach's Orchestral suite No....


Audio: Rider's Nicolas Cords KWAX interview

  • Apr 3, 2013

Broooklyn-Rider-shave"We really are in the tradition," says violist Nicholas Cords (left) of the genre-bending quartet Brooklyn Rider, "but a lot of our energy and attention are paid toward music of our time." Cords talks about the group's approach to current projects and its April 7 ChamberMusic@Beall program with Caitriona Bolster of KWAX. [audio src=/wp-content/uploads/2013/04/BrooklynRiderfinal.mp3]