Whittier College's 61st Annual Bach Festival

Whittier College News Release

For Immediate Release - February 5, 1998

Media Contact: Thea Makow at (562) 907-4276 or David Palmer at (562) 907-4835

Reference: 97-98/67

CALENDAR: 61ST ANNUAL BACH FESTIVAL

WHAT: 61st Annual Whittier College Bach Festival

WHEN: 8 p.m., Saturday, March 21: Monteverdi, Vespero Della Beata Vergine

      7 p.m., Tuesday, March 24: Bach Musicale

      8 p.m., Wednesday, March 25: Bach Chamber Concert

      8 p.m., Sunday, March 29: Bach Cantata Concert

WHERE:
    Monteverdi, Vespero Della Beata Vergine: SkyRose Chapel, Rose Hills Memorial Park, 3888 S. Workman Mill Rd., Whittier.

    Bach Musicale, Bach Chamber Concert, Bach Cantata Concert: Memorial Chapel, Whittier College, 13406 Philadelphia St., Whittier.

COST:
    Monteverdi, Vespero Della Beata Vergine: $20.00 (Discount available for students and senior citizens.)

    Bach Musicale: free

    Bach Chamber Concert: $10.00 (Discount available for students and senior citizens.)

    Bach Cantata Concert: $10.00 (Discount available for students and senior citizens.)

ADD: Whittier College's 61st annual Bach Festival starts off at SkyRose Chapel with Chorale Bel Canto's performance of Vespero Della Vergine, which is hailed as the first great baroque oratorio and was composed by Bach's contemporary, Monteverdi. The festival continues with a free musicale, a chamber concert and a cantata concert -- all celebrating the great organist and composer.

INFORMATION: (562) 907-4203

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