Family Concert: Youth Choirs Festival
Initiated in 2000, the annual Family Concerts are imaginative, collaborative, interactive concerts that feature professional and student artists in the fields of music, dance, theater, visual arts, and poetry, performing with the full Bach Choir and Bach Festival Orchestra. For many parents, the Family Concert offers the perfect opportunity to introduce their children to Bach, classical music and a live performance.
The Youth Choirs performing at the Festival include:
The Bel Canto Youth Chorus of The Bach Choir of Bethlehem
Joy Hirokawa, director
Lehigh Valley Charter High School for the Arts Touring Choir
David Macbeth, director
Emmaus High School Chorale
Rita Cortez, director
Parkland High School
Frank Anonia, director
The works to be performed by each choir include:
Johann Sebastian Bach, Duet from Cantata 93 - Bel Canto Youth Chorus of the Bach Choir of Bethlehem
Richard Burchard, Sitivit Anima Mea -Emmaus High School Choral
Felix Mendelssohn, from Elijah: For He Shall Give His Angels - Parkland High School Chorale
Vienna Teng, Hymn of Axciom - Lehigh Valley Charter High School for the Arts Charter Arts Touring Choir
The combined voices of The Bach Choir of Bethlehem and the four Youth Choirs, with members of the Bach Festival Orchestra will present Rev. J.K Alwood’s Unclouded Day, arranged by Shawn Kirchner, George Frederick Handel’s Zadok the Priest from Four Coronation Anthems, and conclude with Dona Nobis Pacem from J.S. Bach’s Mass in B Minor.
Adults: $18 / Students: $9, Group Discounts available.
Sunday, February 24, 2019, 3:00 p.m.
Baker Hall, Zoellner Arts Center, Lehigh University, Bethlehem, PA
For ticket information, please visit bach.org or call 610-866-4382 x115 or x110.