Music, The Universal Language: Choral Works from Europe to the Americas
From Leipzig to Vienna: Bach Meets Schubert, Sunday, October 26, 2014, 4:00 p.m.
In October, we begin in Leipzig and Vienna as Bach Meets Schubert. We'll collaborate with the University of Dayton Chorale - Dr. Robert Jones, Conductor, for Bach's Mass in A, Brandenburg Concerto No. 4 in G Major, and his Cantata 150: "Nach dir, Herr, verlanget mich," followed by Schubert's Mass in C with orchestra and soloists.
Sweet Sounds of the Holidays, Sunday, December 7, 2014, 7:30 p.m.
December brings us to our annual festive concert, Sweet Sounds of the Holidays, drawing music from all corners of the globe. The Bach Society Chorus is joined by the Kettering Children's Choir Chorale and the virtuosic Kettering Advent Ringers.
Mozart's Vienna: An All-Mozart Concert, Sunday, March 8, 2015, 7:30 p.m.
For our March 2015 program, we return to Austria for Mozart's Vienna: An All Mozart Concert, featuring Mozart's Grand Mass in C Minor for chorus, orchestra, and soloists, and his Clarinet Concerto, with DPO principal clarinetist John Kurokawa.
South American Accents, Sunday, May 10, 2014, 4:00 p.m.
We cross the Atlantic for our May 2015 South American Accents concert, highlighting music from North and South America. This performance will feature a collaboration with Dayton's very own Jim McCutcheon on guitar and the unique Misa Criolla by Argentinian composer Ariel Ramírez for chorus, guitar, tenor soloists, keyboard, string bass, and percussion.
Venue: All performances take place at the Kettering Adventist Church, 3939 Stonebridge Road, Kettering, Ohio. Parking is free and the facility is handicap accessible. Small children are welcome, and parents may use the special seating area for crying infants and toddlers, if needed. (For directions click here)
Tickets for each concert are $18.00 for adults and $10.00 for students. Children 12 and under are admitted free of charge. Season tickets for all four concerts are available for $55. Tickets may be purchased at the door or in advance by calling 937-294-2224. Credit card orders may be placed online through PayPal.
All Bach Society of Dayton concerts are recorded for playback on "Live and Local" on WDPR (88.1 FM) and WDPG (89.9 FM) and online at discoverclassical.org Click here for the schedule.
Funding and support for this season are graciously provided by many generous donors and sponsors, and by Culture Works, The Hampden W. and Erma R. Catterton Fund of The Dayton Foundation, The Harry A. Toulmin, Jr., and Virginia B. Toulmin Fund of The Dayton Foundation, and The Ohio Arts Council. We thank them all!