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Bach Collegium San Diego staff can be reached at:

1475 Catalina Blvd.
San Diego, CA 92107

Phone: 619-341-1726

Questions? Comments? Email us at
info@bachcollegiumsd.org
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Bach Collegium San Diego is a historically-informed professional music ensemble based in San Diego, California.

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Concerts

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May
12
7:30 PM19:30

Welcome to All the Pleasures!

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Henry Purcell: The Sacred and the Profane

One of the greatest and most original composers of the seventeenth century, Henry Purcell produced a uniquely English form of music by incorporating French and Italian stylistic elements into his compositions. Two celebratory odes, written to commemorate St. Cecilia and Queen Mary respectively, serve as the backdrop for a festive program featuring Purcell's varied and unique works.   

Soloists to include:

Margot RoodSoprano

Aaron SheehanTenor

Enrico LagascaBass

Now does the glorious day appear (Birthday Ode for Queen Mary, 1689)

Welcome to all the Pleasures (Ode to St. Cecilia's Day, 1683)

Rejoice in the Lord alway (Bell Anthem)

Man that is born of a woman (from Funeral Music for Queen Mary, 1695)

In the midst of life (from Funeral Music for Queen Mary, 1695)

Hear my prayer, O Lord

including music from King Arthur and Fairy Queen

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May
11
7:30 PM19:30

Welcome to All the Pleasures!

Henry Purcell: The Sacred and the Profane

One of the greatest and most original composers of the seventeenth century, Henry Purcell produced a uniquely English form of music by incorporating French and Italian stylistic elements into his compositions. Two celebratory odes, written to commemorate St. Cecilia and Queen Mary respectively, serve as the backdrop for a festive program featuring Purcell's varied and unique works.   

Soloists to include:

Margot RoodSoprano

Jay Carter, Countertenor

Aaron SheehanTenor

Enrico LagascaBass

Now does the glorious day appear (Birthday Ode for Queen Mary, 1689)

Welcome to all the Pleasures (Ode to St. Cecilia's Day, 1683)

Rejoice in the Lord alway (Bell Anthem)

Man that is born of a woman (from Funeral Music for Queen Mary, 1695)

In the midst of life (from Funeral Music for Queen Mary, 1695)

Hear my prayer, O Lord

including music from King Arthur and Fairy Queen

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Mar
3
7:30 PM19:30

Soundscape: Musical Architects of the Baroque

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Scott Allen Jarrett, Guest Conductor

A collection of vocal masterpieces displaying exceptional musical architecture, centering on Domenico Scarlatti's Stabat Mater, a work displaying grandeur and a depth of expression, and Bach's supremely crafted motet Jesu, meine Freude. An ensemble of 10 singers and basso continuo, led by guest conductor Scott Allen Jarrett, brings this exciting program to life. 

Domenico Scarlatti, Stabat Mater

J.S Bach, Jesu, meine Freude BWV 227 

Claudio Monteverdi, Magnificat a 6

Heinrich Schütz, Die Himmel erzählen die Ehre Gottes

Schütz, Selig sind die Toten & Nunc Dimittis (from Musikalische Exequien

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Mar
2
7:30 PM19:30

Soundscape: Musical Architects of the Baroque

Scott Allen Jarrett, Guest Conductor

A collection of vocal masterpieces displaying exceptional musical architecture, centering on Domenico Scarlatti's Stabat Mater, a work displaying grandeur and a depth of expression, and Bach's supremely crafted motet Jesu, meine Freude. An ensemble of 10 singers and basso continuo, led by guest conductor Scott Allen Jarrett, brings this exciting program to life. 

Domenico Scarlatti, Stabat Mater

J.S Bach, Jesu, meine Freude BWV 227 

Claudio Monteverdi, Magnificat a 6

Heinrich Schütz, Die Himmel erzählen die Ehre Gottes

Schütz, Selig sind die Toten & Nunc Dimittis (from Musikalische Exequien

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Dec
20
7:30 PM19:30

G. F. Handel: Messiah HWV 56

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Bach Collegium San Diego's annual performances of Messiah have become one of the country's most compelling interpretations of this beloved oratorio, emphasizing Handel's prowess as one of the great composers of dramatic music from the eighteenth-century. A stellar ensemble brings both the grandeur and intimacy to this seminal work.  

Soloists:

Clara RottsolkSoprano

Melanie RussellSoprano

Jay CarterCountertenor

Lexa Ferrill, Alto

Derek ChesterTenor

Mischa BouvierBaritone

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Dec
19
7:30 PM19:30

G. F. Handel: Messiah HWV 56

Bach Collegium San Diego's annual performances of Messiah have become one of the country's most compelling interpretations of this beloved oratorio, emphasizing Handel's prowess as one of the great composers of dramatic music from the eighteenth-century. A stellar ensemble brings both the grandeur and intimacy to this seminal work.  

Soloists:

Clara RottsolkSoprano

Melanie RussellSoprano

Jay CarterCountertenor

Lexa Ferrill, Alto

Derek ChesterTenor

Mischa BouvierBaritone

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Dec
18
7:30 PM19:30

G. F. Handel: Messiah HWV 56

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Bach Collegium San Diego's annual performances of Messiah have become one of the country's most compelling interpretations of this beloved oratorio, emphasizing Handel's prowess as one of the great composers of dramatic music from the eighteenth-century. A stellar ensemble brings both the grandeur and intimacy to this seminal work.  

Soloists:

Clara RottsolkSoprano

Melanie RussellSoprano

Jay CarterCountertenor

Lexa Ferrill, Alto

Derek ChesterTenor

Mischa BouvierBaritone

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Oct
21
6:45 PM18:45

G.F. Handel: Acis & Galatea HWV 49 (1718 Version) with pre-concert talk featuring Nicolas Reveles

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Handel's Acis & Galatea was his first dramatic work in English when it premiered as a one-act masque at the Cannons estate, home of the composer's patron James Brydges, the Duke of Chandos. Acis & Galatea portrays the love affair between the nymph Galatea and the shepherd Acis, whose reunion is thwarted by the monster Polyphemus. A magnificent work from beginning to end filled with Handel's masterful dramatic storytelling led by an all-star cast of soloists.  

Acis: Derek Chester

Galatea: Teresa Wakim

Polyphemus: Mischa Bouvier

Damon: John Russell

Coridon: Matthew Tresler

There will be a pre-concert talk featuring Nicolas Reveles and Ruben Valenzuela. The talk begins at 6:45pm and Nicolas and Ruben will discuss the creation and impact of Acis and Galatea. The concert begins at 7:30pm.

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Oct
20
7:30 PM19:30

G.F. HANDEL: ACIS & GALATEA HWV 49 (1718 version)

Handel's Acis & Galatea was his first dramatic work in English when it premiered as a one-act masque at the Cannons estate, home of the composer's patron James Brydges, the Duke of Chandos. Acis & Galatea portrays the love affair between the nymph Galatea and the shepherd Acis, whose reunion is thwarted by the monster Polyphemus. A magnificent work from beginning to end filled with Handel's masterful dramatic storytelling led by an all-star cast of soloists.  

Acis: Derek Chester

Galatea: Teresa Wakim

Polyphemus: Mischa Bouvier

Damon: John Russell

Coridon: Matthew Tresler

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Oct
18
12:00 PM12:00

Elegy - Bach at Noon

Christopher Tye, In Nomine 'Rachel's Weepinge' 

John Dowland, Flow my Tears 

Herbert Howells, Elegy for viola and piano

Henry Purcell, Chacony in g minor

Thomas Tomkins, A Sad Pavan for these Distracted Times

 

Free Admission

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