American Bach Soloists announces its 2014 raffle drawing! This annual event is a terrific way to support ABS and offers a chance to win one of three different prize packages.Tickets are $20 each (or six for $100) and may be purchased throughout the month of February.
Please call the ABS office at (415) 621-7900 during our normal business hours (10:00-4:00 M-F) or pick up your raffle tickets during the “Bach’s Hercules” performances from February 21-24. The winners will be drawn on Friday, February 28.
First prize is a trip for two to the 2014 Colonial Williamsburg Early Music Festival, September 23-26. The winner will enjoy airfare for two, a four-night stay, tickets for all festival concerts, restaurant gift certificates, and free admission to all museums and exhibitions throughout the four-day event. The festival line-up will include two evening performances on period instruments at the candlelit Governor’s Palace, with a reception following the closing night concert. Thursday night’s attractions will feature a rare, fully staged performance of Thomas Arne’s 1760, two-act English opera Thomas & Sally or The Sailor’s Return, a tale of two lovers separated at sea. Total value: $2500. Four days of early music fun in Historic Williamsburg? Priceless.
Second prize winner receives two subscriptions to American Bach Soloists 26th season, two tickets to our 2014 Gala on September 20, and VIP seating at Messiah in Grace Cathedral. Total value: $1,100.
Third prize wins our “Summer Survival Kit,” which includes two subscriptions to the 2014 ABS Festival & Academy (9 performances), two tickets to the Festival Opening Night dinner at Dobbs Ferry, two ABS sweatshirts, and two ABS coffee mugs. At this year’s Festival, ABS will perform works by Vivaldi, Handel, Buxtehude, and Bach’s forebears, tracing the influences of Italian, French, and North German composers on Bach’s music. Total value: $700.
By purchasing a raffle ticket—or a handful of them—you are doing more than entering to win these great prizes; you are supporting the fine work of American Bach Soloists as we continue to bring you the best music by the best artists. Please consider buying raffle tickets this February and help ABS achieve its goals. Who knows? You might just win!
Please call (415) 621-7900