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Thursday, November 21, 2019

Bach Choir season schedule

Sunday, October 20, 2019 by The Press in Focus

Gala Concert: Theatre of Early Music presents “Coronation of King George II,” 3 p.m. Oct. 26, St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, Allentown. A recreation of the the coronation of King George II amid the orchestral and choral pageantry of English court, conducted by Canadian countertenor Daniel Taylor.

Bach at Noon, 12:10 p.m. Nov. 12, Central Moravian Church, Bethlehem. Bach Choir performs Georg Philipp Telemann’s “Sonatas for Violin, Viola da Gamba, and Harpsichord” and Bach’s “Cantata 137.”

Bel Canto Youth Chorus Winter Concert, 2 p.m. Dec. 7, Venue to be announced.

Bach Choir Christmas Concerts, 8 p.m. Dec. 7, First Presbyterian Church, Allentown; 4 p.m. Dec. 8, First Presbyterian Church, Bethlehem. The Bach Choir perform Bach’s “Magnificat” and Handel’s “Messiah,” Part One. Soloists: Agnes Zsigovics, soprano; Daniel Taylor, countertenor, Isaiah Bell, tenor; David Newman, bass-baritone.

Bach at Noon, 12:10 p.m., Jan. 14, Central Moravian Church

Bach at Noon, 12:10 p.m., Feb. 11, Central Moravian Church. Bach Choir’s 105th Bach at Noon

Family Concert: “Noah’s Flood” (“Noyes Fludde”), 3 p.m. Feb. 29 and March 1, Packer Memorial Church, Lehigh University. Staged production of Benjamin Britten’s “Noah’s Flood” with Bel Canto Youth Chorus, Pennsylvania Youth Theater and members of Lehigh University Philharmonic Orchestra.

Bach at Noon, 12:10 p.m. March 10, Central Moravian Church

Spring Concert: Bach and Handel “Easter Oratorio” and “Messiah,” Part 2, 4 p.m. March 29, First Presbyterian Church of Bethlehem. Bach Choir, soloists Ellen McAteer, soprano; Daniel Taylor, countertenor, Benjamin Butterfield, tenor; Daniel Lichti, bass-baritone.

Bach at Noon, 12:10 p.m. April 14, Central Moravian Church

Bel Canto Spring Concert, 2 p.m. May 2

The 113th Bethlehem Bach Festival, May 8-9, 15-17, various sites in Bethlehem. Bach Choir performs “Bach’s Mass in B Minor”; previews Leipzig Bachfest concert; guitarist Eliot Fisk, artist-in-residence, and co-hosts Young American Singers Competition with American Bach Society.

Bach at Noon Summer Series in partnership with Arts at St. John’s, 12:10 p.m. June 9, July 14, Aug, 11, St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, Allentown

Ticket information: Bach.org; 610-866-4382