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.

Winter Classics

December 4 - 9, 2018

The 2018 Winter Classics concerts will feature music for a Piano Quartet with Benjamin Breen, violin (New York); Martin Sher, viola (North Carolina); Zuill Bailey, cello; Awadagin Pratt (Ohio) in concerts in Walla Walla at Foundry Vineyards, in Coeur d’Alene at the Hagadone Event Center, and Barrister Winery in Spokane.

The two piano quartets on the Winter Classics programs of Schumann and Brahms will present two amazing pieces, the Schumann full of lush, romantic melodies and one of the greatest works of its kind ever written, and the Brahms one of the most dramatic chamber works ever written.  Both may be love songs to Clara Schumann.

Use BUY TICKETS buttons below for online tickets, or call Brown Paper Tickets at 800-838-3006 (24/7 availability)

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Sunday, December 9 3:00pm Spokane Washington

Concert at Barrister Winery, 1213 W. Railroad Ave., Spokane
Benjamin Breen, violin; Martin Sher, viola; Zuill Bailey, cello; Awadagin Pratt, piano;

Schumann Piano Quartet in E-flat Major, Op. 47 and Brahms Piano Quartet in C minor, Op. 60

A beautiful program featuring Schumann Piano Quartet and  Brahms Piano Quartet in C minor. The concert is approximately 75 minutes and will run without intermission.
No-host, award-winning Barrister wines available for age 21 and over.  Doors open at 2pm.
Barrister Winery is an all-ages venue.

Tickets $35 General Admission / Students $15    Buy Tickets


Northwest BachFest - Week 1

March 3 - 8, 2019

The week-long Northwest BachFest 2019 showcases the monumental works of J.S. Bach with exciting and innovative performances in Spokane and Coeur d’Alene, March 3-10.

Spokane City Credit Union is underwriting reduced price tickets for students for the five Festival Classics concerts at Barrister Winery and the Festival Finale Concert at St. John’s Cathedral. Student and Adult single tickets for these six Festival Classics concerts are available to purchase in person at the Spokane City Credit Union, 1930 N. Monroe St. in Spokane (Open Mon–Fri 9am–5pm except for banking holidays) with no service fee. Tickets at SCCU are available for cash or checks but no credit/debit card charges. The Student tickets are also available online or by phone (above) at Brown Paper Tickets.

BachFest 2019 Spokane Series Tickets $99.00   Buy Series Tickets

BachFest 2019 Coeur d'Alene Series Tickets $99.00   Buy Series Tickets

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Sunday, March 3 3:00pm Spokane Washington

Concert at Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist, 127 E. 12th Ave. at Grand Blvd., Spokane
Yuliya Gorenman, piano

Northwest BachFest Opening Concert - Bach Extravaganza

Yuliya Gorenman's Bach Extravaganza - Well-Tempered Clavier, Book 1

Tickets $35 General Admission / Students $15    Buy Tickets


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Tuesday, March 5 7:00pm Coeur d'Alene Idaho

Concert at Hagadone Event Center, 900 Floating Green Drive, Coeur d'Alene
Yuliya Gorenman, piano

Northwest BachFest - Scheherazade

Yuliya Gorenman's stunning arrangement for one piano -Rimsky-Korsakov's Scheherazade

Tickets $35 General Admission / Students $15    Buy Tickets


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Wednesday, March 6 7:00pm Spokane Washington

Concert at Barrister Winery, 1213 W. Railroad Ave., Spokane
Yuliya Gorenman, piano;

Northwest BachFest - Scheherazade

Yuliya Gorenman's stunning arrangement for one piano -Rimsky-Korsakov's Scheherazade

Tickets $35 General Admission / Students $15    Buy Tickets


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Thursday, March 7 7:00pm Coeur d'Alene Idaho

Concert at Hagadone Event Center, 900 Floating Green Drive, Coeur d'Alene
The Richter String Ensemble;

Northwest BachFest - The B-A-C-H Prism from Art of the Fugue

J.S. Bach's final and enduring work, Art of the Fugue, with brief musical wavelengths from the 20th century bouncing off the prism set by Bach

Tickets $35 General Admission / Students $15    Buy Tickets


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Friday, March 8 7:00pm Spokane Washington

Concert at Barrister Winery, 1213 W. Railroad Ave., Spokane
The Richter String Ensemble;

Northwest BachFest - The B-A-C-H Prism from Art of the Fugue

J.S. Bach's final and enduring work, Art of the Fugue,with brief musical wavelengths from the 20th century bouncing off the prism set by Bach

Tickets $35 General Admission / Students $15    Buy Tickets


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Sunday, March 10 5:30pm Spokane Washington

Concert at Barrister Winery, 1213 W. Railroad Ave., Spokane
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BachFest Finale Celebration

Special Finale Event of the 2019 Northwest BachFest

Fundraising Dinner and Auction to celebrate the conclusion of  Bach ’19The fourth annual BachFest Finale Celebration with host Artistic Director Zuill Bailey on Sunday, March 10 at 5:30 pm at Barrister Winery will close BachFest ’19 with dinner by the acclaimed Fery’s Catering, award-winning no-host Barrister wines, and an exclusive cello performance by Triple-Grammy winning Artistic Director Zuill Bailey.  Six exclusive-to-this-event loud auction items will go to the highest bidder guided by auctioneer Jeff Owens, including a Pig Roast and Dinner hosted in a private home, an Italian Dinner for 12 people by Gina Lanza, former owner of Amore and the Anaconda Grill, a BachFest Summer Classics Spanish-themed concert followed by Tapas and Wine with Zuill Bailey in an art-collector’s home, and more.  In addition, 20 top-quality, unique, culinary-themed silent auction items, a Cork Pull that includes several high-end wines, and other delights are planned.  Seating is limited.

Celebration tickets are available in advance only at Brown Paper Tickets or by telephone, CALL 800-838-3006.

Tickets $60 - Admission includes dinner and the Zuill Bailey performance. No-host Barrister wines available.    Buy Tickets


Northwest BachFest - Week 2

May 24 - 29, 2019

Exciting details coming soon!