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.

Mozart on a Summer's Eve

July 17 - 18, 2018

The Mozart On A Summer’s Eve concerts are under the artistic direction of their founder Verne Windham, an award-winning professional musician and KPBX Public Radio's Program Director. The concerts are held in one of Spokane's most beautiful public outdoor settings, Manito Park. The Mozart concerts are appealing to those just beginning to hear classical forms of music while still being satisfying to more seasoned listeners. The garden setting is intimate and pleasant, and the Mozart concerts are considered a true celebration of summertime in Spokane, friendliness, community and beauty.

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Tuesday, July 17 7:00pm Spokane Washington

Concert at Manito Park, 2124 S. Tekoa St., Spokane
Performers to be announced.

Mozart on a Summer’s Eve

Verne Windham, Music Director, presented by Connoisseur Concerts, with the Connoisseur Concerts’ Wind Ensemble with a guest artist to be announced. World-renowned cellist Zuill Bailey, Artistic Director of the Northwest Bach Festival, will be featured with a string octet of guest artists.

Concert area opens at 5:30pm for pre-concert picnics.

Reserved Table Seating $30.00 per person includes dessert and coffee with seating at tables for eight—also tickets at $15 per person for blankets or chairs lawn seating (no food or beverage service included in lawn seating ticket price). Lawn Seating Tickets at Brown Paper Tickets by telephone at 1-800-838-3006.    Buy Tickets


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Wednesday, July 18 7:00pm Spokane Washington

Concert at Manito Park, 2124 S. Tekoa St., Spokane
Performers to be announced.

Mozart on a Summer’s Eve

Verne Windham, Music Director, presented by Connoisseur Concerts, with the Connoisseur Concerts’ Wind Ensemble with a guest artist to be announced. World-renowned cellist Zuill Bailey, Artistic Director of the Northwest Bach Festival, will be featured with a string octet of guest artists.

Concert area opens at 5:30pm for pre-concert picnics.

Reserved Table Seating $30.00 per person includes dessert and coffee with seating at tables for eight—also tickets at $15 per person for blankets or chairs lawn seating (no food or beverage service included in lawn seating ticket price). Lawn Seating Tickets at Brown Paper Tickets by telephone at 1-800-838-3006.    Buy Tickets


Summer Classics

August 24 - 30, 2018

Featuring the Summer Classics Cello Quartet featuring Zuill Bailey with Cellists of Sitka. A cello-bration of the instrument with the colors and lyricism of the human voice and the range of all instruments. Details to be announced.

Winter Classics

December 3 - 10, 2018

Performances take place in Spokane, Coeur d'Alene, Idaho, and Walla Walla, Washington. Guest artist Awadagin Pratt, piano; Benjamin Breen, violin; Martin Sher, viola; Zuill Bailey, cello. Additional details to be announced.