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American Bach Soloists Festival & Academy

Name:

American Bach Soloists Festival & Academy

Location:

San Francisco, California, USA

Venues:

San Francisco Conservatory of Music, in the heart of San Francisco's Arts district

Years:

Since 2011 (Annual Festival)

Months:

July

Artistic Director:

Jeffrey Thomas

Ensembles:

American Bach Soloists
Academy Orchestra

Website:

American Bach Soloists
American Bach Solists Festival & Academy - San Francisco Summer Bach Festival

History & Mission:

ABS Festival & Academy featuring Chamber Music Concerts, Free Public Lectures & Master Classes:
Masterworks Series: Annual performances of J.S. Bach's Mass in B Minor (BWV 232) and selected works from Baroque opera and oratorio. Jeffrey Thomas conducts members of American Bach Soloists and the Academy Orchestra.
Chamber Series: Virtuoso performances by the American Bach Soloists of favorite and lesser-known masterpieces by Bach and his contemporaries.
Academy Series: "Academy-in-Action" performances featuring the next generation of early music virtuosi as they perform Bach cantatas - conducted by Academy co-director Corey Jamason - and chamber music by masters of the Baroque.
Lecture Series: Join the faculty and students of the American Bach Soloists Academy for a series of enlightening and informative free public lectures.
Master Class Series: The ABS Academy opens its doors to the public to witness the artistic transformations that make Master Classes so tremendously exciting. You'll take with you knowledge and insights usually known only to performers and their master teachers.
Public Colloquia: Engaging forums for performers, presenters, and their public supporters..

Recent Festivals:

1st Festival: Jul 15-23, 2011
2nd Festival: Jul 12-22, 2012
3rd Festival: Jul 12-21, 2013

4th Festival: Jul 11-20, 2014
5th Festival: Jul 7-16, 2015

Logo:

1st Festival - 2011 Academy - 2011

2nd Festival - 2012

Academy - 2012

 

2011-2012 Season

Source: American Bach Soloists Website

Prepared by Aryeh Oron (April 2011 - September 2014)

Jeffrey Thomas: Short Biography | American Bach Soloists | Recordings of Vocal Works | General Discussions | American Bach Soloists Festival & Academy
Individual Recordings:
BWV 232 - J. Thomas & ABS

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