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Wednesday, December 19, 2018

Bach Choir, Bell Canto 2018-2019 schedule

Friday, August 10, 2018 by The Press in Focus

Bach at Noon

Now in it 95th year in Bethlehem, this free monthly concert features soloists, along with members of the Bach Choir and Bach Festival Orchestra. For the past four years, it has expanded to Allentown for the summer. 12:10 p.m. Aug. 14, St. John’s Lutheran Church, 37 S. Fifth St., Allentown

12:10 p.m. Sept. 11, Oct. 9, Nov. 13, Jan. 8, Feb. 12, March 12, April 9, Central Moravian Church, 73 W. Church St., Bethlehem

Bach Choir Gala Concert, 4 p.m. Nov. 3, Central Moravian Church, 73 W. Church St., Bethlehem. Performing is pianist Peter Serkin.

Bel Canto Youth Chorus Winter Concert

4 p.m.. Dec. 1, Wesley United Methodist Church, 2540 Center St., Bethlehem

Christmas Concerts

Bach Choir and Bach Festival Orchestra present seasonal pieces from J.S. Bach and Ottorino Respighi.

8 p.m. Dec. 8, First Presbyterian Church, 3231 W. Tilghman St., Allentown

4 p.m. Dec. 9, First Presbyterian Church, 2344 Center St., Bethlehem

Bach Family Concert: Youth Choirs Festival

Bach Choir and Bach Festival Orchestra are joined by Bel Canto Youth Chorus, Charter Arts Touring Choir, Emmaus High School Chorale and Parkland High School Chorale.

3 p.m. Feb. 24, Zoellner Arts Center, 420 E. Packer Avenue, Bethlehem

Bach Choir Spring Concert

7:30 p.m. April 12, Zoellner Arts Center, 420 E. Packer Avenue, Bethlehem

Bach Choir and members of Bach Festival Orchestra and Lehigh University Philharmonic. The program: William Walton, “Coronation Te Deum” (Symphonic Version); Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, “Piano Concerto No. 21 in C Major,” K467, and Eugene Albulescu, “Piano Requiem in D Minor,” K626.

112th Bethlehem Bach Festival

The Festival is presented each year during two weekends in May, and includes guest artists-in-residence, featured young musicians, lectures and chorale sings with the audience.

May 10-11, May 17-18, Lehigh University, Moravian College, other venues, Bethlehem

Information: bach.org