Oct
23
Sat
Reunion @ Sunset Center
Oct 23 @ 7:30 pm

J.S. Bach, Der Geist hilft unser Schwachheit auf (The sprit gives aid to our weakness), BWV 226

George Frideric Handel, Ode for St. Cecilia’s Day, HWV 76

 

Oct
24
Sun
Pianist George Li @ Sunset Center
Oct 24 @ 3:00 pm

The Carmel Music Society in cooperation with the Carmel Bach Festival presents pianist George Li performing Bach, Beethoven and Liszt in a free concert. To reserve tickets, send an email via the ticket link above. You may request up to four seats, and the tickets will be held at Will Call.

 

Mass in B-Minor @ Sunset Center
Oct 24 @ 7:30 pm

J.S. Bach, Mass in B-Minor (Dresden Edition)

 

Pre-Concert Talk: 6:15-6:45

Oct
25
Mon
Brandenburgs @ Sunset Center
Oct 25 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm

J.S. Bach, Brandenburg Concerto No. 3 in G Major, BWV 1048

Antonio Vivaldi, Concerto in A Minor for Two Violins, RV 522

J.S. Bach, Brandenburg Concerto No. 5 in D Major, BWV 1050

Antonio Vivaldi, Concerto No. 10 in B Minor for Four Violins, RV 580

 

Pre-Concert Talk 6:15-6:40

On Monday nights 10/25 and 11/1, from 6:50 PM – 7:15 PM, please enjoy a free pre-concert performance by the Bach Festival Chorus conducted by Assistant Chorus Conductor Brendan Barker and Associate Conductor, Director of the Chorale and Chorus, Andrew Megill.

 

 

 

 

Oct
26
Tue
Dido and Aeneas @ Sunset Center
Oct 26 @ 7:30 pm

Orchestra, Chorale, Chorus and Soloists conducted by Paul Goodwin

Henry Purcell, Dido and Aeneas, Z. 626

 

Pre-Concert Talk: 6:15-6:45

Oct
27
Wed
The Art of Courtly Love @ Sunset Center
Oct 27 @ 7:30 pm

Chorale conducted by Andrew Megill

Songs interspersed with readings from “The Art of Courtly Love” by Andreas Cappelanus. Music from Roland de Lassus, Claude Debussy, Gabriel Fauré, Maurice Ravel, and others.

 

Oct
28
Thu
The Spirit of Spain @ Sunset Center
Oct 28 @ 7:30 pm

Edwin Huizinga, violin and William Coulter, guitar, known as Fire & Grace, return after a three-year run of wildly popular, sold-out concerts.  The duo is joined by a guest artist, and CBF Orchestra and Chorale Musicians

Oct
29
Fri
Orchestral Treasures @ Sunset Center
Oct 29 @ 7:30 pm

Gioachino Rossini, Overture to Il Signor Bruschino

Richard Wagner, Siegfried Idyll 

Ludwig van Beethoven, Symphony No. 1 in C Major, Op. 21

 

Pre-Concert Talk: 6:15-6:45

 

Oct
30
Sat
Young Artists’ Showcase @ Sunset Center
Oct 30 @ 2:30 pm

The Carmel Bach Festival Young Artists Competition recognizes talented young musicians from the Central Coast. This showcase presents accomplished young soloists, pianists, instrumentalists, vocalists, and chamber ensembles performing on the Sunset Center main stage.

Reunion @ Sunset Center
Oct 30 @ 7:30 pm

J.S. Bach, Der Geist hilft unser Schwachheit auf (The sprit gives aid to our weakness), BWV 226

George Frideric Handel, Ode for St. Cecilia’s Day, HWV 76

 

Pre-Concert Talk: 6:15-6:45

Oct
31
Sun
Mass in B-Minor @ Sunset Center
Oct 31 @ 4:00 pm

J.S. Bach, Mass in B-Minor (Dresden Edition)

 

Pre-Concert Talk: 2:45-3:15

 

Nov
1
Mon
Brandenburgs @ Sunset Center
Nov 1 @ 7:30 pm

J.S. Bach, Brandenburg Concerto No. 3 in G Major, BWV 1048

Antonio Vivaldi, Concerto in A Minor for Two Violins, RV 522

J.S. Bach, Brandenburg Concerto No. 5 in D Major, BWV 1050

Antonio Vivaldi, Concerto No. 10 in B Minor for Four Violins, RV 580

 

Pre-Concert Talk 6:15-6:40

On Monday nights 10/25 and 11/1, from 6:50 PM – 7:15 PM, please enjoy a free pre-concert performance by the Bach Festival Chorus conducted by Assistant Chorus Conductor Brendan Barker and Associate Conductor, Director of the Chorale and Chorus, Andrew Megill.

 

 

 

 

Nov
2
Tue
Violin and Lute in the 17th Century @ Sunset Center
Nov 2 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Johann Heinrich Schmelzer Sonata Quarta, from Sonatae Unarum Fidium (1664)
(1620-1680)
Giovanni Girolamo Kapsberger Selections from Libro IV d’intavolatura di chitarrone (1640)
(1580-1651) Toccata II
Passacaglia
Dario Castello Sonata Secunda (1629)
(1602-1631)
Giovanni Antonio Pandolfi Mealli Sonata, “La Cesta,” op. 3, no. 2 (1660)
(1624-1687)
Alessandro Piccinini Selections from Intavolatura di liuto, et di chitarrone, libro primo (1623)
(1566-1638) Toccata V
Tenore detto il Mercatello
Corrente detto Nasazzo fatta sopra il Mercatello
Heinrich Ignaz Franz von Biber Mystery Sonata no. 1, “The Annunciation” (1676)
(1644-1704) Praeludium
Aria,Variatio
Adagio

Artists: Cynthia Roberts, violin; Adam Cockerham, lute

Dido and Aeneas @ Sunset Center
Nov 2 @ 7:30 pm

Orchestra, Chorale, Chorus and Soloists conducted by Paul Goodwin

Henry Purcell, Dido and Aeneas, Z. 626

 

Pre-Concert Talk: 6:15-6:45

 

 

Nov
3
Wed
Handel and Friends @ Sunset Center
Nov 3 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Dietrich Buxtehude O Dulcis Jesu BuxWV 83
(1639-1707)
George Frederick Handel Deutsche Arien
(1685-1759) Meine Seele hört im Sehen, HWW 207
Süsse stille, sanfter Quelle, WWV 205
In den angenehmen Büschen, HWV 209
George Frederick Handel  Trio sonata in G Major, op. 5, no. 4
(1685-1759) A tempo ordinario-Allegro non presto
Passacaille
Gigue
Menuett
Nicolaus Bruhns Jauchzet dem Herren alle Welt
(1665-1697)

 

Artists: Clara Rottsolk, soprano; Patricia Ahern, Johanna Novom, violin; Eva Lymenstull, cello; Dongsok Shin, harpsichord

The Art of Courtly Love @ Sunset Center
Nov 3 @ 7:30 pm

Chorale conducted by Andrew Megill

Songs interspersed with readings from “The Art of Courtly Love” by Andreas Cappelanus. Music from Roland de Lassus, Claude Debussy, Gabriel Fauré, Maurice Ravel, and others.

 

Nov
4
Thu
Flute Legacy and Impressions @ Sunset Center
Nov 4 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Johann Quantz Capriccio in D major
(1697-1773) Fantasy in E minor
Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach Sonata in A minor for flute solo  – 10 min
(1714-1788) Poco adagio
Allegro
Allegro
Georg Philipp Telemann Canonic Duet Sonata #2
(1681-1767) Spirituoso
Larghetto
Allegro Assai
 Pierre Lantier  Trois Pieces
 (1910-1988) 1. Pan
2.  Alphane
3.  Danse du Patre
Claude Debussy Syrinx
(1862-1918)
Wilhelm Friedemann Bach Duet in E Minor
(1710-1784) Allegro
Vivace
Pierre-Octave Ferroud Three Pieces for Solo Flute
(1900-1936) 1.  Jade
2. Bergere Captive
Gary Schocker Korean Melodies for Two Flutes
(1959 – )
Katherine Hoover Winter Spirits
(1937-1918)
Friedrich Kuhlau Duo Brilliant #3, Op. 81
(1786-1832) III.  Allegro
 Saverio Mercadante Fantasy Duet
(1795-1870) Andante
Allegro Polonaise

 

Artists: Dawn Walker, Teresa Orozco, flute

Heart & Song: Hidden Gems That Connect the Soul @ Sunset Center
Nov 4 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Linda Lee Jones, soprano, 
Jos Milton, tenor
Ginger Kroft, clarinet
Chris Cooper, horn
Cullan Bryant, piano 


Franz Schubert                              Der Hirt auf dem Felsen (Shepherd on the Rock), D. 965   
(1797-1828) 

Gustav Jenner                                Trio in E-flat Major
(1865-1920)                                       Moderato
                                                             Scherzo: Presto 

Ralph Vaughan Williams            Selections from Six Studies in English Folksong
(1872-1958) 

Franz Schubert                             Auf dem Strom (On the River), D. 943
(1797-1828)

 Carl Reinecke                              Trio in Bb Major, op. 274 (Allegro)  
(1824-1910) 

The Spirit of Spain @ Sunset Center
Nov 4 @ 7:30 pm

Edwin Huizinga, violin and William Coulter, guitar, known as Fire & Grace, return after a three-year run of wildly popular, sold-out concerts.  The duo is joined by a guest artist, and CBF Orchestra and Chorale Musicians

Nov
5
Fri
Songs of Hope, Healing and Happiness @ Sunset Center
Nov 5 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Tenor soloist Thomas Cooley and Donald Sulzer, piano perform works by Hailstork, Barber, Rorem, Price, Fennimore and others.

 

Mr. Cooley and Mr. Sulzer will announce their song selections from the stage. Their repertoire will be drawn from the following composers: 

 Adolphus Hailstork 
(born 1941) 

 Josephine Lang            
(1815-1880)  

Samuel Barber 
(1910-1981) 

 Ned Rorem               
(born 1923) 

Florence Price           
(1887-1953) 

Joseph Fennimore    
(born 1940) 

Juliana Hall      
(born 1958) 

 Luise Adolpha le Beau
(1850-1927)                                 

 Florence Price                            The Poet and His Son

Orchestral Treasures @ Sunset Center
Nov 5 @ 7:30 pm

Gioachino Rossini, Overture to Il Signor Bruschino

Richard Wagner, Siegfried Idyll 

Ludwig van Beethoven, Symphony No. 1 in C Major, Op. 21

 

Pre-Concert Talk: 6:15-6:45