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Summer Classics Tour August 26 - 29, 2018

Zuill Bailey, Artistic Director


July 2018

SPOKANE – The Annual Northwest BachFest presented by Connoisseur Concerts is now a year-around presenter of classical music concerts by adding to the annual February/March festival a December Winter Classics Tour and Summer Classics Tour with concerts in Spokane and Coeur d’Alene and Sandpoint, Idaho, August 26-29, 2018.

Sunday, August 26, Spokane
3pm Concert at Barrister Winery, 1213 W. Railroad Avenue, Spokane
Cello-Bration!-Cello Quartet
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.
Tickets $35  General Admission   (Students $15)
www.brownpapertickets.com/event/3522256

Monday, August 27, Coeur d’Alene, Idaho
7pm Concert at Hagadone Event Center, 904 Floating Green Drive, Coeur d’Alene
Cello-Bration!-Cello Quartet
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 Blajia.
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
Tickets $40 General Admission   (Students $15)
www.brownpapertickets.com/event/3522263

Wednesday, August 29, Sandpoint, Idaho
7pm Northwest BachFest makes its first concert appearance in Sandpoint!
Heartwood Center, 615 Oak Street, Sandpoint
Cello-Bration!-Cello Quartet
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)
www.brownpapertickets.com/event/3577053

For the 2018 Summer Classics concerts, Artistic Director Zuill Bailey will choose pieces at each concert from a play-list that includes:

Sergi Rachmaninov - Vocalise
François Couperin - Treizieme Concert
Max Bruch - Kol Nidrei
Johann Sebastian Bach - Chaconne
Ernst Kummer - Duo
Maurice Ravel - PavaneGabriel Fauré - Pavane
Jean-Baptiste Barriére - Duo
Dominico Gabrielli - Canon
Edward Elgar - Cello Concerto, Movement 3
Dmitry Kabalevsky- Cello Concerto, Movement 2
Gabriel Fauré - Elegy

Summer Classics 2018 will also include private musical events as well as educational and community engagement activities.

Zuill Bailey, a 2017 Triple Grammy Winner, is widely considered one of the premier cellists in the world.  His rare combination of celebrated artistry, technical wizardry and engaging personality has secured his place as one of the most sought after and active cellists today. Praised for his “virtuoso technique, strong, richly expressive tone and bold, individual manner of playing” (Gramophone Magazine). Bailey, a top selling recording artist, is Artistic Director of music festivals in Texas, Alaska and Arizona as well as Artistic Director of the Spokane Northwest BachFest.  More information: zuillbailey.com


For additional information about Northwest Bach Festival & Series, call Connoisseur Concerts at 509-326-4942.

For information or to arrange an interview: gertrude.harvey@frontier.com.

View the calendar for schedule information.