Events downtown

Jul 31

A Bach Celebration
Location: 143 State Street, Portland, Maine 04101, US
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Event website

The Bach Virtuosi Festival returns for its seventh year! Join Lewis Kaplan and the world-renowned musicians of BVF for a stunning opening night that features: Brandenburg Concerto No. 2 in F Major, three Bach vocal works, and Cantata 70, “Wachet, betet! betet! wachet!” This performance will feature a 25-person orchestra, which includes trumpeter John Thiessen, oboist Amanda Hardy, soprano Sherezade Panthaki and countertenor Jay Carter. This is a performance that Portland will be discussing the next day, so do not miss it.