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Friday
July 11 2014
  Opening Night Gala Dinner: Dobbs Ferry of San Francisco
5:00 p.m. TICKETS $75 [more information]
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  Bach's Inspiration - Part I
Works by Johann Christoph Bach, Dieterich Buxtehude, Johann Kuhnau, Frederick the Great, Alessandro Marcello, and Johann Sebastian Bach including his transcription of Pergolesi’s Stabat Mater
8:00 p.m. CONCERT HALL TICKETS $20-$64

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Saturday
July 12 2014
  Public Colloquium: "Baroque Instruments and Performers, Then and Now: Creating a New Fusion of Styles and Tastes"
2:30 p.m. FREE - Pre-Registration Requested [more information]
 
  Bach's Inspiration - Part II
Works by Nicolaus Bruhns, Dieterich Buxtehude, Georg Melchior Hoffmann, Johann Adam Reincken, and Johann Sebastian Bach including Brandenburg Concerto No. 2 in F Major
8:00 p.m. CONCERT HALL TICKETS $20-$64
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Sunday
July 13 2014
  Bach's Mass in B Minor
The composition that many call the greatest musical work of all time will be performed by the ABS Academy Orchestra, the American Bach Choir, and soloists from the Academy, conducted by ABS Music Director Jeffrey Thomas. Fanfare Magazine wrote that "Thomas' direction seems just right, capturing the humanity of the music…there is no higher praise for Bach performance [This work will be repeated on Sunday July 20 2014 at 2:00 p.m.]
7:00 p.m. CONCERT HALL TICKETS $20-$64
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Monday
July 14 2014
  Academy-in-Action Series: Chamber works including Bach’s Concerto for Three Harpsichords in C Major
Performances by members of the 2014 Academy.
8:00 p.m. CONCERT HALL TICKETS $10 [more information]
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Tuesday
July 15 2014
  Master Class Series: Harpsichord
3:00 p.m. FREE [more information]
 
  Lecture Series: Kenneth Slowik
Bach: “The Greatest Musical Orator That Ever Existed”
5:00 p.m. FREE [more information]
 
  Academy-in-Action Series: Chamber works including Telemann’s Völker Ouverture in B-flat Major
Performances by members of the 2014 Academy.
8:00 p.m. CONCERT HALL TICKETS $10 [more information]
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Wednesday
July 16 2014
  Master Class Series: Violin & Viola
3:00 p.m. FREE [more information]
 
  Lecture Series: Robert Mealy
The Presence of the Past: Bach’s relations to his musical ancestors
5:00 p.m. FREE [more information]
 
  Academy-in-Action Series: Chamber works including Vivaldi’s Concerto for Two Trumpets in C Major
Performances by members of the 2014 Academy.
8:00 p.m. CONCERT HALL TICKETS $10 [more information]
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Thursday
July 17 2014
  Master Class Series: Violoncello, Viola da gamba, Violone, & Contrabass
3:00 p.m. FREE [more information]
 
  Lecture Series: Corey Jamason
Postmodern Bach: French and Italian styles absorbed, transformed, and made entirely new
5:00 p.m. FREE [more information]
 

Friday
July 18 2014
  Master Class Series: Winds & Brass
3:00 p.m. FREE [more information]
 
  Lecture Series: Jeffrey Thomas
All Things in Moderation: A look at Handel's oratorio texts from Dryden, Hamilton, Jennens, & Milton
5:00 p.m. FREE [more information]
 
  Handel's L'Allegro, il Penseroso, ed il Moderato
The utterly sublime oratorio set to words by one of England's preeminent writers, John Milton, whose poems about the joyful man ("L'Allegro") and contemplative man "Il Perseroso") inspired Handel to new heights of humanist expression. Performed by instrumentalists and singers from the 2014 Academy, a lavish panoply of more than 30 arias and choruses is an exquisite musical delight.
8:00 p.m. CONCERT HALL TICKETS $20-$50
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Saturday
July 19 2014
  Master Class Series: Voice
3:00 p.m. FREE [more information]
 
  Lecture Series: Debra Nagy
Musical and Dramatic Performances of the Passion Story — Before Bach
5:00 p.m. FREE [more information]
 
  Distinguished Artist Series: Mary Wilson, soprano
8:00 p.m. CONCERT HALL TICKETS $20-$55 [more information]
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Sunday
July 20 2014
  Bach's Mass in B Minor
The 2014 Festival concludes with the composition that many call the greatest musical work of all time, performed by the ABS Academy Orchestra, the American Bach Choir, and soloists from the Academy, under the direction of Jeffrey Thomas. Fanfare Magazine wrote that "Thomas' direction seems just right, capturing the humanity of the music…there is no higher praise for Bach performance
2:00 p.m. CONCERT HALL TICKETS $20-$64
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