NW BachFest

Calendar of Events

The Annual Northwest Bach Festival & Series presented by Connoisseur Concerts has expanded into a year-around presenter of classical music concerts by adding to the February/March Festival a December Winter Classics Series and SummerFest Series. Performances take place in Spokane, Coeur d'Alene, Idaho, and Walla Walla, Washington.

Northwest BachFest - Week 2

May 25 - 28, 2019

Acclaimed pianist Richard Dowling performing "Great Scott"

Celebrating Scott Joplin's amazing, timeless music

Concert dates and venues to be announced soon.

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Saturday, May 25 7:30pm Spokane Washington

Concert at Barrister Winery, 1213 W. Railroad Ave., Spokane
Richard Dowling, piano;

Great Scott! A Scott Joplin Celebration with Richard Dowling, piano

A play-list of music showcasing and celebrating the timeless music of Scott Joplin, master of Ragtime.

Award-winning Barrister wines available for purchase at the concert for age 21 and over.

Tickets $40 General Admission (Students $15)    Buy Tickets


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Sunday, May 26 5:00pm Sandpoint Idaho

Concert at Pend d’Oreille Winery Tasting Room, 30 Cedar Street, Sandpoint
Richard Dowling, piano;

Great Scott! A Scott Joplin Celebration with Richard Dowling, piano

A play-list of music showcasing and celebrating the timeless music of Scott Joplin, master of Ragtime.

Wines available for purchase at the concert for age 21 and over.

Tickets $40 General Admission (Students $15)    Buy Tickets


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Tuesday, May 28 7:30pm Spokane Washington

Concert at Barrister Winery, 1213 W. Railroad Ave., Spokane
Zuill Bailey, cello; Richard Dowling, piano;

An Evening of Classics for Cello and Piano

Artistic Director and 2017 Grammy-Award Winning Cellist Zuill Bailey with Richard Dowling, piano.

Award-winning Barrister wines available for purchase at the concert for age 21 and over.




Tickets $45 General Admission (Students $15)    Buy Tickets


Mozart on a Summer's Eve

July 16 - 17, 2019

Manito Park in Spokane

Concert details coming soon!

Tickets on sale on May 1

Northwest BachFest Summer Classics

August 26 - 30, 2019

Alfredo Oyaguez, piano, with Zuill Bailey, cello

Spanish Nights - Celebrating music of Spain's greatest composers

Concert dates and venues to be announced soon.

Northwest BachFest Winter Classics

December 2 - 8, 2019

Celebrating Beethoven's 250th Anniversary Year!

Winter Classics begins a complete cycle of Beethoven's incredible string quartets.

(The Beethoven String Quartets will be completed in BachFest Week 1, February 24-March 1, 2020 by the Ariel String Quartet.)

Attacca String Quartet.

Details coming soon.