- May 27, 2013
He’s received the Von Karajan Prize, been named an honorary Member of the American Academy of the Arts and Sciences, and won a Grammy. And now, Helmuth Rilling has his own App. Just in time for his 80th birthday, the OBF has launched the Hi-Ho Helmuth matching game for the Phone and iPad. Match the many faces of Helmuth in a race against the clock, set to excerpts from the Brandenburg Concertos. And for a breather from the excitement, spring his virtual bobblehead. Best of all, it’s free. On your iPhone or iPad, download the game from the App store and...
- May 24, 2013
On July 2 Festival favorite Tamara Wilson headlines a gala concert of great opera themes, including "Pace, pace, mio Dio" from Verdi's La Forza del Destino, his "Ernani! Ernani, involami," Wagner's "Prelude and Liebestod," and arias and interludes from Britten's Peter Grimes. Conductor Matthew Halls offers this preview of the exciting night to come.
- May 21, 2013
The Oregon Bach Festival celebrates Helmuth Rilling's 80th birthday and 44 years of musical leadership with this deluxe matching game and virtual bobblehead, featuring historic and contemporary photos and a soundtrack of Brandenburg Concertos.
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"Helmuth Rilling: Danke schön!"
2013 Gala and Celebration
Date: Thursday, June 27, 2013
- 6pm - Cocktail Reception
7pm - Dinner & Remarks/Program
- Encore! Sponsorship Table - $2000 (includes 6 tickets, 2 musicians)
- Bravo! Sponsorship Table - $1500 (includes 8 tickets)
- Individual tickets are $125
- May 9, 2013
[caption id="attachment_2992" align="alignleft" width="200"] Midori will perform July 7, but withdraw from the OBF July 8 concert for medical reasons. Photo: Timothy Greenfield-Sanders[/caption] With deep regret, violinist Midori will withdraw from her July 8 Oregon Bach Festival orchestra concert for medical reasons. In place of Bach's violin concerto BWV 1042, Chee-Yun, the Korean-born violinist whose honors include winning the 1989 Young Concert Artists competition, will step in and perform the Mozart “Turkish” violin concerto with the OBF orchestra and conductor Jeffrey Kahane. Midori will still take part in this year's Festival, leading a master class July 6, which is open...
- May 9, 2013
With his 80th birthday approaching on May 29, Oregon Bach Festival maestro Helmuth Rilling has two more reasons to celebrate. On Tuesday, May 7, the national service organization Chorus America named Rilling as the recipient of its Distinguished Service Award, given to a member whose long-term service to the choral field has furthered the organization’s mission “to build a dynamic and inclusive choral community so that more people are transformed by the beauty and power of choral singing.” “Helmuth Rilling has made an indelible impact on the choral arts," remarked Ann Meier Baker, Chorus America's executive director. "He combines a...
- May 6, 2013
ALL INTERNSHIP POSITIONS FOR THE 2013 OREGON BACH FESTIVAL HAVE BEEN FILLED. 2014 INTERNSHIPS WILL BE POSTED IN JANUARY/FEBRUARY. THIS PAGE IS FOR INFORMATIONAL PURPOSES ONLY. Questions? Contact OBF Internship Coordinator Lauren Pinchin: 541.346.1316 - firstname.lastname@example.org ________________________________________________________________________________________ February 7th, 2013 It's recruitment time! The Oregon Bach Festival is now looking for a fresh crop of dedicated individuals to help ensure our summer spectacular 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...
- May 4, 2013
Tickets for 2013 Oregon Bach Festival concerts are now on sale for all cities through all box office outlets. The 2013 event June 24-July 14 celebrates Helmuth Rilling’s 80th birthday and honors his 44th and concluding season as artistic director. Rilling, who turns 80 on May 29, conducts Beethoven’s monumental Missa Solemnis as the opening concert, Bach’s St John Passion in four lecture-demonstrations and a full concert, and Bach’s B Minor Mass in Portland and Eugene as the Festival finale. Among the guest artists are violinists Midori and Chee-Yun, pianist/conductor Jeffrey Kahane, the Chuang/Levin piano duo, L.A-based baroque group Bach’s Circle, the Hohenstaufen Quartet (which includes Rilling’s daughters...