Bach Festival Choir & Orchestra’s 2012–2013 Opening Concert Features Visiting Composers, 10/27 & 28


The opening program of the 2012 Bach Festival Society Choral Masterworks series presents music by six contemporary composers and celebrates the themes of peace and light in two performances by the renowned Bach Festival Choir and Orchestra conducted by John V. Sinclair.

The works on the program were selected to highlight some of the most accomplished choral and orchestra composers working today. Three of the six composers on the program will be present at the weekend events, which include master classes for students at Rollins College, as well as pre-concert talks for the public.

For biographies and more information about the visiting composers, click HERE.

There will be pre-concert talks on Saturday, October 27, 2012 at 7:30pm; pre-concert talk at 6:15pm; and Sunday, October 28, 2012 at 3:00pm; pre-concert talk at 1:45pm. Pre-concert talks take place in Room 119 Music Building, Rollins College, 1000 Holt Ave, Winter Park, Fla. Performances take place in the Knowles Memorial Chapel, Rollins College.

Tickets range from $25 to $55. Call the Box Office at 407.646.2182 or visit

The mission of the Bach Festival Society is to inspire the human spirit through great classical music, featuring powerful choral performances, as we celebrate the legacy of J.S. Bach. The 2012–2013 season is the Society’s 78th year of presenting outstanding musical offerings to the Central Florida community.

Located in Winter Park, Florida, the Bach Festival Society is one of the longest continuously operating Bach Festivals in the country and among America’s great oratorio societies. The Bach Festival Society brings the highest caliber of classical music to Central Florida. Performances are held in the intimate settings of Tiedtke Concert Hall and Knowles Memorial Chapel on the beautiful campus of Rollins College.

For more information regarding the season or to order tickets, call the Bach Festival Society at 407.646.2182 or visit us online at

Pictured: Chris Rogerson