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.

Summer Classics

August 24 - 30, 2018

A Cello-bration of the Cello's Enchanting Eloquence

Bach to Villa Lobos! World Class Musicians! Cellissimo!!!

  • Triple Grammy Winning Cellist and Artistic Director Zuill Bailey has invited three top cellists to join him for the 2018 Summer Classics concerts.
  • Dr. Melissa Kraut, Cleveland Institute of Music, renowned as a leading pedagogue also tours as a solo and chamber musician.
  • Cecily Parnas, recent Artist Apprentice to Zuill Bailey at Sitka International Cello Seminar, is a recording artist and tours as a solo and chamber musician.
  • A fourth cellist will be announced.
Winery

Sunday, August 26 3:00pm Spokane Washington

Concert at Barrister Winery, 1213 W. Railroad Ave., Spokane
Zuill Bailey; Dr. Melissa Kraut; Cicely Parnas; Jared Blajian;

Northwest BachFest Summer Classics at Barrister

Artistic Director and 2017 Grammy Award-Winning Cellist Zuill Bailey with Dr. Melissa Kraut from the Cleveland Institute of Music and young stars of cello, Cicely Parnas and Jared Blajian.

Beautiful program from a play-list of music showcasing and celebrating the cello’s intimacy, lyricism and splendor to be experienced in the art-filled Barrister Winery.

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

General Admission $35.00, Students $15.00    Buy Tickets


Dining

Monday, August 27 7:00pm Coeur d'Alene Idaho

Concert at Hagadone Event Center, 900 Floating Green Drive, Coeur d'Alene
Zuill Bailey; Dr. Melissa Kraut; Cicely Parnas; Jared Blajian;

Northwest BachFest Summer Classics In Coeur d'Alene

Artistic Director and 2017 Grammy-Award Winning Cellist Zuill Bailey with Dr. Melissa Kraut from the Cleveland Institute of Music and young stars of cello, Cicely Parnas and Jared Blajian.

Beautiful program from a play-list of music showcasing and celebrating the cello’s intimacy, lyricism and splendor to be experienced on the shores of Lake Coeur d’Alene.

No-host bar opens at 6:30pm

General Admission $40.00, Students $15.00    Buy Tickets


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Wednesday, August 29 7:00pm Sandpoint Idaho

Concert at Heartwood Center, 615 Oak Street, Sandpoint
Zuill Bailey; Dr. Melissa Kraut ;Cicely Parnas; Jared Blajian;

Northwest BachFest Summer Classics In Sandpoint

Artistic Director and 2017 Grammy-Award Winning Cellist Zuill Bailey with Dr. Melissa Kraut from the Cleveland Institute of Music and young stars of cello, Cicely Parnas and Jared Blajian

Beautiful program from a play-list of music showcasing and celebrating the cello’s intimacy, lyricism and splendor to be experienced in the city of Sandpoint on the shores of Lake Pend Orielle.

Tickets $30 General Admission (Students $15)    Buy Tickets


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.