The Baldwin Wallace Bach Festival

Friday, Apr 12, 2024 at 11:30am

Various Venue in Berea

92nd Annual Baldwin Wallace Bach Festival


Open House

11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Riemenschneider Bach Institute, Room 160, Boesel Musical Arts Building

Featuring a display of rare items from the vault and the presentation of the Bach Festival feature art piece, "Bach's Invention," 2022, by Preston Trombly (b. 1945).

Interlude: Selections from "Star Machine"

1:25 - 1:55 p.m.

Lobby, Boesel Musical Arts Building

Witness the magic of this new musical with music and lyrics by Gideon '25 and Hank '26 Temple.

RBI Student Scholar Presentation

2 - 3 p.m.

Fynette Kulas Music Hall, Boesel Musical Arts Building

Featuring 2023 - 24 Riemenschneider Bach Institute (RBI) Gott Scholar Katie Ritzema ‘25.

Interlude: BW Beatles

3:05 - 3:25 p.m.

Front Steps, Boesel Musical Arts Building (Rain Location: Lobby)

Acoustic preview of the "Abbey Road" album concert on April 27.

Master Class

3:30 - 5 p.m.

Kadel Vocal Music Hall, Boesel Musical Arts Building

Margaret Carpenter Haigh, soprano

Praised as "fiery, wild, and dangerous" (Classical Voice North Carolina) with "a talent for character portrayal" (Chicago Classical Review), soprano

Margaret Carpenter Haigh captivates audiences with her "flawless intonation" and "perfect vocalism" (CVNC).

Festival Brass

6:15 p.m.

Marting Hall Lawn & Tower


7 p.m.

Gamble Auditorium, Kulas Musical Arts Building

Baroque band ACRONYM performs Bach and a selection of the wild instrumental music of seventeenth - century Germany, which inspired him.



Can't make it to the performance in person? We've got you covered. A few minutes before the concert is scheduled to begin, simply click on the link below and be sure to adjust your speakers. Finally, sit back and enjoy the outstanding performance. Note: Live stream performances are not available for replay.


Post - Concert Reception

8:30 p.m.

Lobby, Gamble Auditorium, Kulas Musical Arts Building

Hosted by Friends of the Conservatory.

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