All concerts begin at 7:30 PM

SUNDAY, JUNE 17

St. Luke's Cathedral
143 State Street, Portland, ME

All Bach – From solo to a grand choral work
“Bach, The Father of Harmony” (Ludwig van Beethoven)

CELLO SUITE IN C MAJOR

Beiliang Zhu, cello

CONCERTO FOR THREE VIOLINS IN D MAJOR, BWV 1064R

Ariadne Daskalakis, violin
Renee Jolles, violin
Yibin Li, violin
Festival Chamber Orchestra

KOMM, JESU, KOMM BWV 229

Bach Virtuosi Vocal Ensemble

INTERMISSION

CANTATA "WACHET! BETET! BETET! WACHET!" BWV 70

Sherezade Panthaki, soprano
Jay Carter, countertenor
Brian Giebler, tenor
Dashon Burton, baritone
Bach Virtuosi Chamber Orchestra and Vocal Ensemble
Lewis Kaplan, conductor
John Thiessen, trumpet
Priscilla Herreid, oboe

 
 

TUESDAY, JUNE 19

St. Luke's Cathedral
143 State Street, Portland, ME

Before Bach and Beyond

BUXTEHUDE

Trio Sonata Opus 2 No. 5 in A major
Ariadne Daskalakis, violin
Beiling Zhu, cello
Arthur Haas, harpsichord

VIVALDI

Il Gardellino Opus 10 No. 3 in D
Emi Ferguson, flute
Arthur Haas, harpsichord
Paul Dwyer, cello
Bach Virtuosi Chamber Orchestra

J.S. BACH

Prelude and Fugue in E flat minor Book 1
Henry Kramer, piano

SHOSTAKOVICH

Prelude and Fugue No. 21 in B flat major
Henry Kramer, piano

BELA BARTOK

Sonata for Solo Violin
Tempo di ciaccona
Lewis Kaplan, violin

SOFIA GUBAIDULINA

Meditation uber den Choral “Vor deinin Thron tret’ ich hiermit”
Gabriel Shuford, Harpsichord
Yibin Li, violin
Karina Schmitz, viola
Beiliang Zhu, cello
Kurt Muroki, bass

INTERMISSION

SCHUMANN

Piano Quintet
Renee Jolles, violin
Yibin Li, violin
Karina Schmitz, viola
Paul Dwyer, cello
Henry Kramer, piano

 
 

THURSDAY, JUNE 21

Etz Chaim Synagogue
267 Congress Street, Portland, ME

J.S. Bach: Sacred and Profane
performed on baroque instruments

SONATA No. 4 BWV 1017

Ariadne Daskalakis, violin
Arthur Haas, harpsichord

CANTATA “VERNUGTE RUH” BWV 170

Jay Carter, countertenor
Priscilla Herreid, oboe d’amore
Ariadne Daskalakis, violin
Renee Jolles, violin
Karina Schmitz, viola
Arthur Haas, harpsichord
Paul Dwyer, cello

INTERMISSION

SONATA IN E MINOR

Emi Ferguson, flute
Arthur Haas, harpsichord

CANTATA “Weichet nur, betruebte Schatten” BWV 202

Sherezade Panthaki, soprano
Priscilla Herreid, oboe
Ariadne Daskalakis, violin
Renee Jolles, violin
Karina Schmitz, viola
Arthur Haas, harpsichord
Paul Dwyer, cello

 
 

SATURDAY, JUNE 23

Falmouth Congregational Church
267 Falmouth Road, Portland, ME

Free Bach Concert to support the Food Pantry of Falmouth

 
 

SUNDAY, JUNE 24

St. Luke's Cathedral
143 State Street, Portland, ME

Bach and Handel: Two Giants

J.S. BACH

Double Harpsichord Concerto in C minor
Arthur Haas and Gabriel Shuford, harpsichords

G.F. HANDEL

Eternal Source of Life Divine (from Birthday Ode for Queen Anne)
Who calls my parting soul (from Esther)
Welcome as the dawn of day (from Solomon)
Sherezade Panthaki, soprano
Jay Carter, countertenor
John Thiessen, trumpet

INTERMISSION

J.S. BACH

Toccata and Fugue in D minor BWV 565
Katelyn Emerson, organ

J.S. BACH

Brandenburg Concerto No. 4
Renee Jolles, violin
Emi Ferguson, flute
Laura del Sol Jimenez, flute
Bach Virtuosi Chamber Orchestra

G.F. Handel

These labors past (from Jephtha)
Let the Bright Seraphim (from Samson)
Sherezade Panthaki, soprano
Jay Carter, countertenor
John Thiessen, trumpet

 
 

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