Jul
8
Mon
The King’s Trumpeter @ St Dunstans Episcopal Church
Jul 8 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Andrew Arthur, organ, Robert Farley, trumpet

 

Daniel Purcell, Trumpet Sonata in C

Henry Purcell, Voluntary for Double Organ, Z. 719

John Weldon, Suite from Judgement of Paris

George Frideric Handel, Fugue in C minor for keyboard, G83

John Stanley, Voluntary in C major for organ, No. 1, Op. 5

Jeremiah Clarke, Trumpet Suite in D major

The Festival’s first performance features two Baroque masters performing in beautiful Carmel Valley. Principal trumpet Robert Farley and principal keyboardist Andrew Arthur present “The King’s Trumpeter.” The title of the concert is taken from the name originally given to the head trumpeter, retained by the King, whose job it was to signal the attack in times of war. It is believed to go back to at least the 13th Century.  St. Dunstan’s beautiful sanctuary and Dobson pipe organ will host this entertaining evening.

Jul
14
Sun
Sweet Harmonie @ All Saints' Episcopal Church
Jul 14 @ 8:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Neil Tatman, Ellen Sherman, oboe; Ginger Kroft, Erin Finkelstein clarinet; Laura Koepke, Justin Cummings, bassoon; Alicia Mastromonaco, horn; Kevin Neuhoff, percussion

Gordon Jacob, Divertimento
Arvo Pärt, Fratres
Ludwig van Beethoven, Octet, op. 103

 

The Sunday candlelight concerts at All Saints church are the perfect way to end your Festival weekend. The 2019 Festival offers two fascinating programs—woodwind octets from Gordon Jacob, Arvo Pärt and Beethoven the first Sunday, and “Songs of the Night,” presenting the men of the Festival Chorale and Chorus in a special program devoted to nocturnal music directed by associate conductor Andrew Megill.

Jul
15
Mon
All Bach Organ Recital – Week 1 @ Carmel Mission Basilica
Jul 15 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Andrew Arthur organ

J.S. Bach, Fantasia & Fugue in C minor, BWV 537

 

Chorale Preludes for the season of Advent:
Nun komm, der Heiden Heiland, BWV 659

Nun komm, der Heiden Heiland, BWV 660

Nun komm, der Heiden Heiland, BWV 661

Meine Seele, erhebt den Herren, BWV 648

Meine Seele, erhebt den Herren, BWV 733


J.S. Bach, Pastorella in F, BWV 590

J.S. Bach, Toccata & Fugue in D minor, “Dorian,” BWV 538

 

 

Andrew Arthur is the principal keyboardist and director of the Twilight in the Cathedral concerts. He is the director of music at Trinity Hall in Cambridge, England, the associate director of the Hanover Band, principal conductor of the Euterpe Baroque Consort and musical director of Orpheus Britannicus. His annual recitals at the iconic Carmel Mission Basilica are highlights of the chamber concert schedule.

Bach and the Violin – Week 1 @ Sunset Center Foyer
Jul 15 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Emlyn Ngai, violin

 

Thomas Baltzar, Prelude in D (from The Division Violinist, 1684) 

Variation                              Thomas Baltzar, Divisions upon John come kiss me now

StyluFantasticus              H.I.F. von Biber, Sonata No.1  The Annunciation (Mystery Sonatas)

Counterpoint                       J.S. Bach, Sonata No.3 in C Major, BWV 1005: 2. Fuga

Galant style                         J. H. Roman,  Assagio BeR10

Dance & style brisé    

Georg Philip Telemann, Fantasie Nr.9 in B minor: 1. Siciliana, 2. Vivace, 3. Allegro
J. S. Bach, Partita  No1 B minor, BWV 1002: 1. Allemande; Double; 2. Corrente; Double

Fantasy & the spirit of improvisation

Nicolas Matteis, Jr., Fantasia in C minor
Giuseppe Tartini, Sonata d3 for violin senza basso: 1.  Cantabile, 2.  Presto

Christmas at All Saints – Week 1 @ All Saints' Episcopal Church
Jul 15 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm

 Andrew Arthur, organ and director; Mhairi Lawson, soprano; Meg Bragle, mezzo-soprano; Thomas Cooley, tenor; Dashon Burton bass-baritone, bass; Gonzalo Ruiz, Stephen Bard, oboe and oboes d’amore; Meredith Brown, Alicia Mastromonaco, horn; Cristina Zacharias, Marika Holmqvist, violins; Cynthia Black, viola; Eva Lymenstull, cello; Derek Weller, bass.

J.S. Bach, The Christmas Oratorio, Part IV and V, BWV 248

 

After the celebratory opening cantatas are performed on Sunday afternoons at Sunset Center, parts IV and V will be staged at All Saints Church on Monday afternoons. This is the best opportunity to hear the Festival’s four vocal soloists in an intimate setting, accompanied by a small Baroque ensemble under the direction of Andrew Arthur.

Jul
16
Tue
Bach and the Viola – Week 1 @ Sunset Center Foyer
Jul 16 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Sarah Darling, viola

Christopher Hossfeld, Fantasie in C

(a reaction to the Bach 3rd Suite; world premiere of the version for viola)

Paul Hindemith, Sonata op. 25/1

Caroline Shaw, In Manus Tuas

J.S. Bach, Suite No. 3, BWV 1009

English Ayres for the Theatre – Week 1 @ All Saints Episcopal Church
Jul 16 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm

Virginia Warnken Kelsey, mezzo-soprano; Andrew Fuchs, tenor; Jonathan Woody, bass-baritone; Stephen Bard, oboe; Edwin Huizinga and Adriane Post, violin; Sarah Darling, viola; Paul Dwyer, cello; Dan Swenberg, guitar and lute; Dongsok Shin, harpsichord

 

The First Musick:
Henry Purcell        Curtain Tune (from Timon’s of Athens) – Rondeau Minuet, Aire, Jigg (from the Gordion Knot Unty’d)
(1659-1695) 

The Tempest:

  • Matthew Locke, Curtain Tune
    (c.1621-1677)
  • James Hart, Adieu to the Pleasures and Follies of Love
    (1647-1718)
  • Mathew Locke, Rutick Air
    (c.1621-1677)
  • Henry Purcell, Dear Pretty Youth
    (1659-1695) 

The Fairy Queen:

  • Come all ye Songsters 
  • Prelude
  • One Charming Night 
  • Hush, no more 
  • Dance for the Followers of Night

The Second Musick:

Slow Aire (the Distressed Innocence) & Hornpipe on a Ground (The Married Beau)

The Judgments of Paris:

  • Daniel Purcell, Mercury’s aria: From Olympus, I come
    (1664-1717)      
  • John Eccles, Symphony & Venus’ aria:  Nature framed thee sure for loving
    (1668-1735)  
  • Daniel Purcell, Paris’ aria: I yield, take the Prize
    (1664-1717)  

The Third Musick:

Henry Purcell, Rondeau Hornpipe (Abdelazar)

King Arthur:

Henry Purcell, Chaconne: How Happy the Lover

                                                    For Love, every Creature is formed by his Nature 

 

 

Jul
17
Wed
Bach and the Lute – week 1 @ Sunset Center Foyer
Jul 17 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Daniel Swenberg, lute, Dongsok Shin, lautenwerk

Exploring Bach’s music for the Lute and Lute-Harpsichord (Lautenwerk)

 

Sylvius Leopold Weiss, Duet in C: Andante, Minuet
J.S. Bach, Prelude (Grave, Vîte)—Lute, BWV 995
J.S. Bach, Prelude, Fugue, Allegro — lautenwerk, BWV 998

 

A Century of Venice – Week 1 @ All Saints' Episcopal Church
Jul 17 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm

Johanna Novom, Evan Few, violin; Kyle Miller, Joseph Tan, viola; Eva Lymenstull, cello; Daniel Swenberg, lute; Dongsok Shin, harpsichord.

 

Johann Rosenmüller                                 Sonata Decima à 5 in F Major
(1619-1684)

Giovanni Battista Fontana                      Sonata Seconda a violino solo
(1589-1630)

Antonio Vivaldi                                             Trio Sonata in A Major, Op. 1, no. 9, RV 75
(1678-1741)

Domenico Gabrielli                                  Ricercar for Violoncello solo
(1659-1690)

Biagio Marini                                              Passacaglia from Sonata a tre, Op. 22
(1594-1663)

Johann Rosenmüller                                Sonata Ottava à 5 in E Minor
(1619-1684)

Dario Castello                                              Sonata Decima Quinta à 4
(1602-1631)

Women of Influence @ Church in the Forest
Jul 17 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Peter Hanson, violin, Mhairi Lawson, soprano, Andrew Arthur, fortepiano

 

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Sonata for Violin and Fortepiano in E Minor, K. 304
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Dans un bois solitaire, K308, A flat (1778); Das Veilchen, K476, G major (1785); Abendempfindung, K523, F major (1787); Als Luise die Briefe, K.520, C minor (1787)
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Sonata for Violin and Fortepiano in Bb Major, K. 454

Enjoy two Mozart sonatas for fortepiano and violin, all dedicated to important women who supported Mozart. Concertmaster Peter Hanson is the soloist, accompanied by principal keyboardist Andrew Arthur, performing on the fortepiano, the predecessor to the modern concert grand piano. The center of the program features soprano Mhairi Lawson performing four delightful Mozart songs.

Jul
18
Thu
Bach A Capella – week 1 @ Sunset Center Foyer
Jul 18 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Molly Quinn, Jennifer Paulino, soprano; Virginia Warnken Kelsey, mezzo-soprano; Andrew Fuchs, Timothy Hodges, tenor; Jonathan Woody, bass

Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina, Assumpta est Maria
Josquin Desprez, Ave verum corpus
Josquin Desprez, Virgo Prudentissima 
Orlando di Lasso,
 Tristis est anima mea
Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina, Super flumina Babylonis
Tomás Luis de Victoria, Nigra sum sed Formosa
Claudio Merulo, Vos qui reliquisti omnia
Heinrich Schütz, Selig sind die Toten
Johann Joseph Fux, Ad te, Domine, levavi
Johann Kuhnau, Tristis est anima mea
J.S. Bach, Jesu, meine Freude

Twilight in the Cathedral – week 1 @ San Carlos Cathedral
Jul 18 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Andrew Arthur, harpsichord, organ, and director; Robert Farley, trumpet, Emlyn Ngai, Gabrielle Wunsch, Evan Few, Joseph Tan, violin; Clio Tilton, viola; Paul Dwyer, cello; Jordan Frazier, bass; Michael Beattie, harpsichord

Antonio VivaldiConcerto in D major for 4 Violins, Op. 3, No. 1 (from L’estro armonico)

Antonio VivaldiConcerto in D minor for 2 Violins, Op. 3, No. 11 (from L’estro armonico)

John EcclesA Sett of Aires made for the Queen’s Coronation (1702)

George Frideric Handel, Concerto in F major for Organ & Strings, Op. 4, No. 5

Gottfried FingerSonata in C for Trumpet, Violin and Continuo

 

Monterey’s iconic and beautiful San Carlos Cathedral has hosted Bach Festival twilight concerts for many years. The 2019 program features classic Baroque violin, organ and trumpet works. Enjoy some of the Festival’s finest Baroque musicians performing in the magnificent setting of the San Carlos Cathedral, just steps from downtown Monterey.

Jul
19
Fri
Bach and the Flute – week 1 @ Sunset Center Foyer
Jul 19 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Robin Carlson Peery, flute; Karina Schmitz, viola; Simon Martyn-Ellis, guitar

Ludwig van Beethoven, Serenade, Op. 8 for Flute, Viola, and Guitar
Francesco Molino, Notturno, Op. 37 for Flute and Guitar
Wenzel Thomas Matiegka, Notturno, Op. 21 for Flute, Viola, and Guitar
Mauro Giuliani, Duettino facile, Op. 77 for Flute and Guitar
J.S. Bach / Charles Gounod, Ave Maria

Five to Fandango – Week 1 @ All Saints' Episcopal Church
Jul 19 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm

Cynthia Roberts, Patricia Ahern, violin; Karina Schmitz, viola; Allen Whear, Timothy Roberts, cello

 

Franz Joseph HaydnQuartet Quartet in G Major, op. 64, no.  4

Gioachino RossiniSonata no. 6, “Il Tempesta”

Luigi Boccherini, Fandango Quintet

Jul
20
Sat
Family Concert @ Sunset Center Theater
Jul 20 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Family Concert @ Sunset Center Theater | Carmel-by-the-Sea | California | United States

Members of the Carmel Bach Festival Orchestra, narrated by Paul Goodwin; Story and direction by Suzanne Mudge; Special guests – Youth Orchestra of Salinas Choir

Now in its sixth year, the intrepid duo of Leonard and Rasmus, narrated by Bach Festival Artistic Director Paul Goodwin, take listeners of all ages on an action-packed whirlwind of musical experiences set in an engaging story line.

Leonard and Rasmus explore the vast world of insects and bee-eautiful bugs through music, science, and amusing puns and tales, while Leonard learns to control his temper. Music by Bartok, Handel, Chopin, Roussel, Rimsky-Korsakov, Vaughan Williams, the Beatles, and more.

George Frideric Handel, “He Spake The Word” (Israel in Egypt)
Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov, Flight of the Bumblebee
Béla Bartók, Diary of a Fly
Libby Larsen, Bee Navigation
Ralph Vaughan Williams, The Wasps, March Past the Kitchen Utensils
John Williams, Farewell Aragog
Traditional, Hotaru Koi (featuring students from the Youth Orchestra of Salinas)
Ernst Bacon, Dusk Over the Marsh
Amy Beach, The Fire-Flies
Elena Kats-Chernin, Butterflying

Young Artists Showcase @ Sunset Center Theater
Jul 20 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 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.

Jul
21
Sun
Songs of the Night @ All Saints' Episcopal Church
Jul 21 @ 8:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Men of the Carmel Bach Festival Chorale and Chorus; Meg Bragle, mezzo-soprano; Andrew Megill, conductor; Meg Bragle, mezzo-soprano, Owen McInstosh, tenor, Timothy Krol, bass-baritone; Kristin Ditlow, Lucy Faridany, piano

 

Franz Schubert, Die Nacht, D983c

Anton Bruckner, Um Mitternacht, WAB 89
Meg Bragle, mezzo-soprano

Franz Schubert, La pastorella al prato, D513

Franz Schubert, Nachthelle, D982

Franz Schubert, Ständchen, D920
Meg Bragle, mezzo-soprano

Pavel Chesnokov, Spasyeniye, op 25/5

Sergei Rachmaninov, Slava v vishich Bogu (Vespers, op. 37/7: The Six Psalms)

Francis Poulenc, Quatre petites prieres            

Ralph Vaughan Williams, Down among the dead men   

Ralph Vaughan Williams, The Turtle Dove

arr. Jonathan Quick, Loch Lomond     

Arthur Sullivan, The Long Day Closes

Lewis Spratlan, Travels

Franz Biebl, Ave Maria

 

The Sunday candlelight concerts at All Saints church are the perfect way to end your Festival weekend. The 2019 Festival offers two fascinating programs—woodwind octets from Gordon Jacob, Arvo Pärt  and Beethoven the first Sunday, and “Songs of the Night,” presenting the men of the Festival Chorale and Chorus in a special program devoted to nocturnal music directed by associate conductor Andrew Megill.

Jul
22
Mon
All Bach Organ Recital – Week 2 @ Carmel Mission Basilica
Jul 22 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Andrew Arthur organ

J.S. Bach, Fantasia & Fugue in C minor, BWV 537

 

Chorale Preludes for the season of Advent:
Nun komm, der Heiden Heiland, BWV 659

Nun komm, der Heiden Heiland, BWV 660

Nun komm, der Heiden Heiland, BWV 661

Meine Seele, erhebt den Herren, BWV 648

Meine Seele, erhebt den Herren, BWV 733


J.S. Bach, Pastorella in F, BWV 590

J.S. Bach, Toccata & Fugue in D minor, “Dorian,” BWV 538

 

 

Andrew Arthur is the principal keyboardist and director of the Twilight in the Cathedral concerts. He is the director of music at Trinity Hall in Cambridge, England, the associate director of the Hanover Band, principal conductor of the Euterpe Baroque Consort and musical director of Orpheus Britannicus. His annual recitals at the iconic Carmel Mission Basilica are highlights of the chamber concert schedule.

Bach and the Violin – Week 2 @ Sunset Center Foyer
Jul 22 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Emlyn Ngai, violin

 

Thomas Baltzar, Prelude in D (from The Division Violinist, 1684) 

Variation                              Thomas Baltzar, Divisions upon John come kiss me now

StyluFantasticus              H.I.F. von Biber, Sonata No.1  The Annunciation (Mystery Sonatas)

Counterpoint                       J.S. Bach, Sonata No.3 in C Major, BWV 1005: 2. Fuga

Galant style                         J. H. Roman,  Assagio BeR10

Dance & style brisé    

Georg Philip Telemann, Fantasie Nr.9 in B minor: 1. Siciliana, 2. Vivace, 3. Allegro
J. S. Bach, Partita  No1 B minor, BWV 1002: 1. Allemande; Double; 2. Corrente; Double

Fantasy & the spirit of improvisation

Nicolas Matteis, Jr., Fantasia in C minor
Giuseppe Tartini, Sonata d3 for violin senza basso: 1.  Cantabile, 2.  Presto

Christmas at All Saints – Week 2 @ All Saints' Episcopal Church
Jul 22 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm

 Andrew Arthur, organ and director; Mhairi Lawson, soprano; Meg Bragle, mezzo-soprano; Thomas Cooley, tenor; Dashon Burton bass-baritone, bass; Gonzalo Ruiz, Stephen Bard, oboe and oboes d’amore; Meredith Brown, Alicia Mastromonaco, horn; Cristina Zacharias, Marika Holmqvist, violins; Cynthia Black, viola; Eva Lymenstull, cello; Derek Weller, bass.

J.S. Bach, The Christmas Oratorio, Part IV and V, BWV 248

 

After the celebratory opening cantatas are performed on Sunday afternoons at Sunset Center, parts IV and V will be staged at All Saints Church on Monday afternoons. This is the best opportunity to hear the Festival’s four vocal soloists in an intimate setting, accompanied by a small Baroque ensemble under the direction of Andrew Arthur.

Jul
23
Tue
Bach and the Viola – Week 2 @ Sunset Center Foyer
Jul 23 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Sarah Darling, viola

Christopher Hossfeld, Fantasie in C

(a reaction to the Bach 3rd Suite; world premiere of the version for viola)

Paul Hindemith, Sonata op. 25/1

Caroline Shaw, In Manus Tuas

J.S. Bach, Suite No. 3, BWV 1009

English Ayres for the Theatre – Week 2 @ All Saints Episcopal Church
Jul 23 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm

Virginia Warnken Kelsey, mezzo-soprano; Andrew Fuchs, tenor; Jonathan Woody, bass-baritone; Stephen Bard, oboe; Edwin Huizinga and Adriane Post, violin; Sarah Darling, viola; Paul Dwyer, cello; Dan Swenberg, guitar and lute; Dongsok Shin, harpsichord

 

The First Musick:
Henry Purcell        Curtain Tune (from Timon’s of Athens) – Rondeau Minuet, Aire, Jigg (from the Gordion Knot Unty’d)
(1659-1695) 

The Tempest:

  • Matthew Locke, Curtain Tune
    (c.1621-1677)
  • James Hart, Adieu to the Pleasures and Follies of Love
    (1647-1718)
  • Mathew Locke, Rutick Air
    (c.1621-1677)
  • Henry Purcell, Dear Pretty Youth
    (1659-1695) 

The Fairy Queen:

  • Come all ye Songsters 
  • Prelude
  • One Charming Night 
  • Hush, no more 
  • Dance for the Followers of Night

The Second Musick:

Slow Aire (the Distressed Innocence) & Hornpipe on a Ground (The Married Beau)

The Judgments of Paris:

  • Daniel Purcell, Mercury’s aria: From Olympus, I come
    (1664-1717)      
  • John Eccles, Symphony & Venus’ aria:  Nature framed thee sure for loving
    (1668-1735)  
  • Daniel Purcell, Paris’ aria: I yield, take the Prize
    (1664-1717)  

The Third Musick:

Henry Purcell, Rondeau Hornpipe (Abdelazar)

King Arthur:

Henry Purcell, Chaconne: How Happy the Lover

                                                    For Love, every Creature is formed by his Nature 

Jul
24
Wed
Bach and the Lute – week 2 @ Sunset Center Foyer
Jul 24 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Daniel Swenberg, lute, Dongsok Shin, lautenwerk

Exploring Bach’s music for the Lute and Lute-Harpsichord (Lautenwerk)

 

Sylvius Leopold Weiss, Duet in C: Andante, Minuet
J.S. Bach, Prelude (Grave, Vîte)—Lute, BWV 995
J.S. Bach, Prelude, Fugue, Allegro — lautenwerk, BWV 998

 

A Century of Venice – Week 2 @ All Saints' Episcopal Church
Jul 24 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm

Johanna Novom, Evan Few, violin; Kyle Miller, Joseph Tan, viola; Eva Lymenstull, cello; Daniel Swenberg, lute; Dongsok Shin, harpsichord.

 

Johann Rosenmüller                                 Sonata Decima à 5 in F Major
(1619-1684)

Giovanni Battista Fontana                      Sonata Seconda a violino solo
(1589-1630)

Antonio Vivaldi                                             Trio Sonata in A Major, Op. 1, no. 9, RV 75
(1678-1741)

Domenico Gabrielli                                  Ricercar for Violoncello solo
(1659-1690)

Biagio Marini                                              Passacaglia from Sonata a tre, Op. 22
(1594-1663)

Johann Rosenmüller                                Sonata Ottava à 5 in E Minor
(1619-1684)

Dario Castello                                              Sonata Decima Quinta à 4
(1602-1631)

Quartets in the Forest @ Church in the Forest
Jul 24 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Peter Hanson and Emlyn Ngai, violin; Kyle Miller, viola; Paul Dwyer, cello

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, String Quartet No. 21 in D Major, K 575
Ludwig van Beethoven, Quartet in Eb Major, op. 74, “The Harp”

 

Mozart’s String Quartet No. 21 is the first of three Prussian Quartets because of their dedication to the King of Prussia, Friedrich Wilhelm II. The beautiful quartet is notable for the equal prominence given to all four parts and for the and for the remarkable and melodic nature of the cello part, the instrument that Friedrich Wilhelm played.

Jul
25
Thu
Bach A Capella – week 2 @ Sunset Center Foyer
Jul 25 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Molly Quinn, Jennifer Paulino, soprano; Virginia Warnken Kelsey, mezzo-soprano; Andrew Fuchs, Timothy Hodges, tenor; Jonathan Woody, bass

Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina, Assumpta est Maria
Josquin Desprez, Ave verum corpus
Josquin Desprez, Virgo Prudentissima 
Orlando di Lasso,
 Tristis est anima mea
Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina, Super flumina Babylonis
Tomás Luis de Victoria, Nigra sum sed Formosa
Claudio Merulo, Vos qui reliquisti omnia
Heinrich Schütz, Selig sind die Toten
Johann Joseph Fux, Ad te, Domine, levavi
Johann Kuhnau, Tristis est anima mea
J.S. Bach, Jesu, meine Freude

Twilight in the Cathedral – week 2 @ San Carlos Cathedral
Jul 25 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Andrew Arthur, harpsichord, organ, and director; Robert Farley, trumpet, Emlyn Ngai, Gabrielle Wunsch, Evan Few, Joseph Tan, violin; Clio Tilton, viola; Paul Dwyer, cello; Jordan Frazier, bass; Michael Beattie, harpsichord

Antonio VivaldiConcerto in D major for 4 Violins, Op. 3, No. 1 (from L’estro armonico)

Antonio VivaldiConcerto in D minor for 2 Violins, Op. 3, No. 11 (from L’estro armonico)

John EcclesA Sett of Aires made for the Queen’s Coronation (1702)

George Frideric Handel, Concerto in F major for Organ & Strings, Op. 4, No. 5

Gottfried FingerSonata in C for Trumpet, Violin and Continuo

 

Monterey’s iconic and beautiful San Carlos Cathedral has hosted Bach Festival twilight concerts for many years. The 2019 program features classic Baroque violin, organ and trumpet works. Enjoy some of the Festival’s finest Baroque musicians performing in the magnificent setting of the San Carlos Cathedral, just steps from downtown Monterey.

Jul
26
Fri
Bach and the Flute – week 2 @ Sunset Center Foyer
Jul 26 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Robin Carlson Peery, flute; Karina Schmitz, viola; Simon Martyn-Ellis, guitar

Ludwig van Beethoven, Serenade, Op. 8 for Flute, Viola, and Guitar
Francesco Molino, Notturno, Op. 37 for Flute and Guitar
Wenzel Thomas Matiegka, Notturno, Op. 21 for Flute, Viola, and Guitar
Mauro Giuliani, Duettino facile, Op. 77 for Flute and Guitar
J.S. Bach / Charles Gounod, Ave Maria

Five to Fandango – Week 2 @ All Saints' Episcopal Church
Jul 26 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm

Cynthia Roberts, Patricia Ahern, violin; Karina Schmitz, viola; Allen Whear, Timothy Roberts, cello

 

Franz Joseph HaydnQuartet Quartet in G Major, op. 64, no.  4

Gioachino RossiniSonata no. 6, “Il Tempesta”

Luigi Boccherini, Fandango Quintet

Jul
27
Sat
Viennese Matinee @ Sunset Center Theater
Jul 27 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

J.C. Bach, Overture to La calamita de’ cuori, W.G. 27

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Piano Concerto in A Major, K. 414
Dongsok Shin, fortepiano

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Andante in C Major for Flute and Orchestra , K. 315
Robin Carlson Peery, flute
Franz Joseph Haydn, Symphony No. 6, “Le Matin”

Emlyn Ngai, Tatiana Daubek, Naomi Guy, Elizabeth Stoppels Girko, Ann Duggan, violin; Meg Eldridge, viola; Paul Rhodes, Timothy Roberts, cello; Bruce Moyer, bass; Neil Tatman, oboe; Laura Koepke, bassoon, Alicia Mastromonaco, horn; Dongsok Shin, fortepiano

 

The Festival’s final day begins at the Sunset Center with a charming program featuring Dongsok Shin on the fortepiano (the precursor to the modern piano), as well as principal flutist Robin Carlson Perry.

Virginia Best Adams Masterclass Showcase @ Carmel Presbyterian Church
Jul 27 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Virginia Best Adams Masterclass Showcase @ Carmel Presbyterian Church | Carmel-by-the-Sea | California | United States
Four emerging vocal stars from our Master Class program perform Baroque masterpieces with members of the Festival Orchestra. 

DIETERICH BUXTEHUDE             Cantata: Befiehl dem Engel, daß er kommt, BuxWV 10
(1637 – 1707)

JOHANN SEBASTIAN BACH          Cantata, Schau, lieber Gott, wie meine Feind, BWV 153 
(1685-1750)

  • Chorale: Schau, lieber Gott, wie meine Feind
  • Recitative: Mein liebster Gott, ach laß dichs doch erbarme
  • Aria: Fürchte dich nicht, ich bin mit dir
  • Recitative: Du sprichst zwar, lieber Gott, zu meiner Seelen Ruh
  • Chorale: Und ob gleich alle Teufel
  • Aria: Stürmt nur, stürmt, ihr Trübsalswetter
  • Recitative: Getrost! Mein Herz
  • Aria: Soll ich meinen Lebenslauf
  • Chorale: Drum will ich, weil ich lebe noch                                                           

JOHANN SEBASTIAN BACH      Es wartet alles auf dich, BWV 187
(1685-1750) 

Part 1

  • Chorus: Es wartet alles auf dich
  • Recitative: Was Kreaturen hält
  • Aria: Du Herr, du krönst allein das Jahr mit deinem Gut

Part II

  • Aria: Darum sollt ihr nicht sorgen noch sagen
  • Aria: Gott versorget alles Leben
  • Recitative: Halt ich nur fest an ihm mit kindlichem Vertrauen
  • Chorale: Gott hat die Erde zugericht’

Virginia Best Adams Fellows:

Nola Richardson, soprano; Clara Osowski, mezzo-soprano; Corey Shotwell, tenor; Will Prapestis, baritone

Artists:

Johanna Novom, Amelia Roosevelt, violin; Cynthia Keiko Black, viola; Eva Lymenstull, cello; Bruce Moyer, bass; Daniel Swenbery, theorbo; Stephen Bard, Ellen Sherman, oboe; Daniel Swenberg, lute; Michael Beattie, organ and director