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BachFest Concerts May 25-28, 2019

Zuill Bailey, Artistic Director


March 2019

SPOKANE –

The Annual Northwest BachFest presented by Connoisseur Concerts is now a year-around presenter of classical music concerts by adding to the traditional February/March festival, a second BachFest week in May, Mozart On A Summer’s Eve in July, Summer Classics in August and December Winter Classics with concerts in Spokane, Coeur d’Alene and Sandpoint, Idaho, and occasionally in Walla Walla.


Saturday, May 25 - Spokane
7:30pm Concert at Barrister Winery, 1213 W. Railroad Avenue, Spokane
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)
https://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/4103772


Sunday, May 26 - Sandpoint, Idaho
5pm Concert at Pend d’Oreille Winery Tasting Room, 30 Cedar Street, Sandpoint
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)
https://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/4103776


Tuesday, May 28 - Spokane
7:30pm Concert at Barrister Winery, 1213 W. Railroad Avenue, Spokane
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)
https://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/4103781


BachFest Week Two will also include educational and free community engagement activities.


Richard Dowling, hailed by The New York Times as an especially impressive fine pianist, Richard Dowling appears regularly around the world in recitals, at chamber music and jazz/ragtime festivals, and as a guest soloist in concerto performances with orchestras.  He is acclaimed by audiences for his elegant and exciting style of playing. His Three-disc set of The Complete Piano Works of Scott Joplin was Grammy nominated in 2017. More information: http://www.richard-dowling.com/index.html


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’s Northwest BachFest since 2012. 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@nwbachfest.com.

View the calendar for schedule information.