CHORAL CONCERT ARCHIVES 1988 - 2020

2019 - 2020 Season

Bach & Sons in London, Leipzig & Dresden

Sunday   17 November 2019   3:30 pm

JC Bach - Sinfonia in C Major, Op. 3, No. 2

JS Bach - Cantata 150

WF Bach - Adagio and Fugue in D minor, Fk 65

WA Mozart - Regina coeli in C Major, KV 108

Jonquil Koddo, soprano

Calgary Bach Choir and Chamber Orchestra

Terry Edwards, conductor

Knox United Church

2018 - 2019 Season

Bach & Sons: The Milan Bach

Sunday   18 November 2018   3:00 pm

Durante - Missa in C minor

JS Bach - Air from Orchestral Suite 3

JS Bach - Chorale from Cantata 147

JS Bach - Sanctus in D Major, BWV 238

JC Bach - Gloria in excelsis Deo

Jonquil Koddo, soprano

Jillian Bonner, mezzo-soprano

Jason Ragan, tenor

Aaron Dimoff, bass-baritone

Calgary Bach Choir and Chamber Orchestra

Terry Edwards, conductor

Knox United Church

Crucifixus: Sacred Choral Works by Lotti & Bach

Sunday   24 March 2019   3:00 pm

JS Bach - Cantata 12

JS Bach - Cantata 146

Lotti - Missa Sancti Christophori

Hannah Pagenkopf, soprano

Aoife Bonaventura, mezzo-soprano

David Fertal, tenor

Tyler Fitzgerald, bass-baritone

Antonina Cox, organ

Heather Haydu, oboe

Lucie Jones, flute

Richard Scholtz, trumpet

Calgary Bach Choir and Chamber Orchestra

Terry Edwards, conductor

Knox United Church

2017 - 2018 SEASON

30th Anniversary Season

J.S. BACH & 500 YEARS OF REFORMATION

Sunday   19 November 2017   3:00 pm

JS Bach - Cantata 29

JS Bach - Et exsultavit, from Magnificat, BWV 243*

JS Bach - Blute nur, from St. Matthew Passion, BWV 244*

JS Bach - Bist du bei mir, from Anna Magdalena Notebook*

JS Bach - Cantata 80


*2017 Calgary Performing Arts Festival Bach Vocal Scholarship Winner: Justine Pariag, soprano

Jonquil Koddo, soprano

David Fertal, tenor

Tyler Fitzgerald, bass-baritone

Antonina Cox, organ

Calgary Bach Choir and Chamber Orchestra

Terry Edwards, conductor

Knox United Church

30TH ANNIVERSARY CONCERT
J.S. BACH: THE SIX MOTETS, BWV 225 - 230

Sunday   25 March 2018   3:00 pm

Motet 1

Motet 2

Sinfonia from Cantata 12*

Motet 3

Motet 4

Motet 5

Sinfonia from Cantata 21*

Motet 6


*Heather Haydu, oboe solo

Antonina Cox, continuo organ

Calgary Bach Choir and Chamber Orchestra

Terry Edwards, conductor

Knox United Church

2016 - 2017 SEASON

DIVINE HYMNS

Sunday   20 November 2016   3:00 pm

J.S. Bach - Motet 2

J.S. Bach - Motet 5

J.S. Bach - Mein gläubiges Herze, BWV 68*

J.S. Bach - Ich bin vergnügt in meinem Leiden, BWV 58*

Purcell - I was glad when they said unto me

(Coronation Anthem, 1685)

Purcell - Magnificat and Nunc Dimittis in G Minor, Z. 231

Purcell - Jehova, quam multi sunt hostes mei, Z. 145

Purcell - Rejoice in the Lord Alway, Z. 49


*2016 Calgary Performing Arts Festival Bach Vocal Scholarship Winner: Claire Freer (soprano)

Antonina Cox, continuo organ

Olena Kilchyk, continuo cello

Tim Bell, tenor

Aaron Dimoff, bass-baritone

Calgary Bach Society Choir

Terry Edwards, conductor


Knox United Church

BACH MOTETS & DURUFLÉ REQUIEM
CELEBRATING THE 70TH ANNIVERSARY OF DURUFLÉ'S MASTERPIECE

Sunday   9 April 2017   3:00 pm

J.S. Bach - Motet, BWV 118

J.S. Bach - Motet 4

J.S. Bach - Motet, BWV Deest

Duruflé - Requiem, Opus 9


Stephania Romaniuk, mezzo-soprano

Aaron Dimoff, bass-baritone

Antonina Cox, continuo organ

Chellan Hoffman, assistant organist

Olena Kilchyk, continuo cello

Calgary Bach Society Choir

Terry Edwards, conductor


Knox United Church

2015 - 2016 SEASON

MUSIC FOR ST. CECILIA'S FEAST DAY

Sunday  22 November 2015   3:00 pm

J.S. Bach - Motet 3

J.S. Bach - Erbarme Dich from St. Matthew Passion*

Buxtehude - Magnificat Anima Mea

J.S. Bach - Motet 6


*2015 Calgary Performing Arts Festival Bach Vocal Scholarship Winner: Stephania Romaniuk, soprano

*Lindsey Herle, violin

James Picken, continuo organ

Olena Kilchyk, continuo cello

Calgary Bach Society Choir

Terry Edwards, conductor


Knox United Church

AN ITALIAN BAROQUE EASTER

Sunday   20 March 2016   3:00 pm

Allegri - Miserere

Palestrina - Super Flumina Babylonis

Gesualdo - O Vos Omnes

Lotti - Crucifixus a 8, from Missa Sancti Christophori

J.S. Bach - Choruses 1, 39 and 40 from St. John Passion

D. Scarlatti - Stabat Mater a 10


James Picken, continuo organ

Olena Kilchyk, continuo cello

Calgary Bach Society Choir

Terry Edwards, conductor


Knox United Church

2014 - 2015 SEASON

BACH & SONS: THE BERLIN BACH
CELEBRATING THE 300TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE BIRTH OF C.P.E. BACH

Sunday   16 November 2014   3:00 pm

J.S. Bach - Ouverture 1

J.S. Bach - Motet 1

C.P.E. Bach - Magnificat

  

Jonquil Koddo, soprano

Aoife Donnelly, mezzo-soprano 

David Fertal, tenor

Nicholas Allen, bass-baritone

Calgary Bach Society Choir and Chamber Orchestra

Terry Edwards, conductor


Knox United Church

REJOICE IN THE LAMB
CELEBRATING THE 100TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE BIRTH OF BRITTEN

Sunday   29 March 2015   3:00 pm

J.S. Bach - Cantata 4

Britten - Rejoice in the Lamb*

Handel - Chandos Anthem 10


Jonquil Koddo, soprano

Aoife Donnelly, mezzo-soprano 

David Fertal, tenor

Mark Hahle, bass-baritone

Heather Rose Johnson, soprano*

Nicole Chaplain-Pearman, counter-tenor

Tim Pyper, pipe organ

Calgary Bach Society Choir and Chamber Orchestra

Terry Edwards, conductor


Knox United Church

2013 - 2014 SEASON

VIVALDI'S 'OTHER' GLORIA

Sunday   17 November 2013   3:00 pm

J.S. Bach - Cantata 110

J.S. Bach - Ouverture 2

Vivaldi - Introduzione, RV 639 e Gloria, RV 588


Mary Sullivan, flute

Aoife Donnelly, mezzo-soprano

Jonquil Koddo, soprano

Francisco Sandoval, tenor

Tyler Fitzgerald, bass-baritone

Calgary Bach Society Choir and Chamber Orchestra

Terry Edwards, conductor


Knox United Church

LIKE AS THE HART

Sunday   6 April 2014   3:00 pm

J.S. Bach - Cantata 21

Palestrina - Sicut cervus desiderat / Sitivit anima mea

Howells - Like as the hart desireth the waterbrooks

Handel - Chandos Anthem 6a


Jonquil Koddo, soprano

Sara Staples, mezzo-soprano 

Francisco Sandoval, tenor

Tyler Fitzgerald, bass-baritone

Tim Pyper, pipe organ

Calgary Bach Society Choir and Chamber Orchestra

Terry Edwards, conductor


Knox United Church

2012 - 2013 SEASON

25th Anniversary Season

PEARLS FROM THE BAROQUE AGE

Sunday  2 December 2012   3:00 pm

J.S. Bach - Ouverture 4

J.S. Bach - Sei Lob und Preis mit Ehren, BWV 231 

J.S. Bach - Der Gerechte kommt um, BWV Deest

J.S. Bach -  Cantata 50

Handel - Dixit Dominus


Stephania Romaniuk, soprano

Jonquil Koddo, mezzo-soprano

Francisco Sandoval, tenor

Gordon Wright, baritone

Calgary Bach Festival Society Choir and Chamber Orchestra

Terry Edwards, conductor


Knox United Church

MAGNIFICAT
25TH ANNIVERSARY CONCERT

Sunday   25 March 2013   3:00 pm

Handel - Concerto Grosso, Opus 6 No. 11

J.S. Bach - Cantata 10 "German Magnificat"

Mendelssohn - Magnificat in D Major

Jonquil Koddo, soprano

Laura Styler-Jones, mezzo-soprano

Francisco Sandoval, tenor

Mark Hahle, bass-baritone

Calgary Bach Festival Society Choir and Chamber Orchestra

Terry Edwards, conductor


Knox United Church

2011 - 2012 SEASON

GLORIOUS FRENCH BAROQUE

Sunday   20 November 2011   3:00 pm

J.S. Bach - Ouverture 3

Rameau - In convertendo

Charpentier - Te Deum


Melanie Mason Baux, soprano

Nicole Chaplain-Pearman, counter-tenor

Leon Leontaridis, tenor

Brent Calis, bass-baritone

Calgary Bach Festival Society Choir and Chamber Orchestra

Terry Edwards, conductor


St. Mary's Cathedral

BAROQUE LAMENTATIONS AND REJOICINGS

Sunday   18 March 2012   3:00 pm

with Cantare Children's Choir of Calgary

Catherine Glaser-Climie - Founder/Director*


Allegri - Misereri

Pergolesi - Stabat Mater

Martini - In Monte Oliveti*

Hasse - Miserere Mei*

Lotti - Vere Languores Nostros*

J.S. Bach - Motet 6

J.S. Bach - Easter Oratorio

Melanie Mason Baux, soprano

Aoife Donnelly, alto

Leon Leontaridis, tenor

Gordon Wright, baritone

Calgary Bach Festival Society Choir and  Chamber Orchestra

Terry Edwards, conductor


St. Mary's Cathedral

2010 - 2011 SEASON

FAMOUS BAROQUE CHORUSES

Sunday   10 April 2011   3:00 pm

Choruses for Kings and Conquering Heros:

Handel - 'Zadok the Priest', 'See the Conquering Hero Comes', 'Hail Judea, Happy Land'


Music for the Season of Advent:

J.S. Bach - Chorale Prelude 'Nun komm der Heiden Heiland', BWV 659*

J.S. Bach - Chorale No. 4 from Cantata 140 'Zion hoert die Waechter singen'


Choruses for Christmas:

Vivaldi - 'Gloria in excelsis Deo' from Gloria RV 589

J.S. Bach - Choral from Cantata 147 'Jesu bleibet meine Freude'

J.S. Bach - Choral No. 9 from the Christmas Oratorio, BWV 248


J.S. Bach - Concerto in A minor, BWV 593 after Vivaldi Op. 3, No. 8*

J.S. Bach- Prelude and Gigue from Suite No. 2 for Solo Cello***


Choruses for Passiontide:

J.S. Bach - 'Kommt, ihr Toechter, helft mir klagen', 'O Haupt voll Blut und Wunden' from St. Matthew Passion

Handel - 'Surely he hath borne our griefs', 'And with his stripes we are healed, 'All we like sheep have gone astray' from Messiah

JS Bach - 'Erbarme dich' from St. Matthew Passion**

JS Bach - 'Wir setzen uns mit Traenen nieder' from St. Matthew Passion


Choruses for Easter:

Handel - 'Since by man came Death', 'Hallelujah Chorus' from Messiah


James Picken, pipe organ*

Antonina Cox, pipe organ

Christine Funnel-Tuturea, mezzo-soprano**

2011 Kiwanis Bach Scholarship Winner: Sonia Taylor, cello***

Calgary Bach Festival Society Schola Cantorum

Calgary Bach Fesitval Society Choir

Terry Edwards, conductor


Grace Presbyterian Church

A VENETIAN BAROQUE CHRISTMAS

Sunday   21 November 2010   3:00 pm

with Altius Brass

Mark Lennon - Musical Director*


G. Gabrieli - Sonatas and Canzones for Brass Choirs*

G. Gabrieli - Quem vidistis pastores, O magnum mysterium, and Hodie Christus natus est 

Corelli - Christmas Concerto, Op. 6 No. 8

Vivaldi - Magnificat, RV 611


Naomi Forman, soprano

Jonqui Koddo, soprano

Calgary Bach Festival Society Choir and Chamber Orchestra

Terry Edwards, conductor


St. Mary's Cathedral

2009 - 2010 SEASON

MUSIC FOR SAINTS & KINGS
COMMEMORATING THE 350TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE BIRTH OF PURCELL AND THE 250TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE DEATH OF HANDEL

Sunday   22 November 2009   3:00 pm

Purcell - Te Deum and Jubilate for St. Cecilia's Day

J.S. Bach - Trio Sonata 3

Handel - Four Coronation Anthems


Colin Redekop, pipe organ

Catherine Lippitt, soprano

Gayle Morton, alto

Nicole Chaplain-Pearman, counter-tenor

Calgary Bach Festival Society Choir and Chamber Orchestra

Terry Edwards, conductor


Scarboro United Church

SACRED MUSIC FOR EASTERTIDE

Sunday   21 March 2010   3:00 pm

J.S. Bach - Cantata 182

Pachelbel - Christ lag in Todesbanden

​J.S. Bach - Prelude, Allemande and Gavotte from Cello Suite No. 6 in D Major, BWV 1012 *

J.S. Bach - Missa in G minor


Shanli Anduschuk, soprano

Christine Funnell-Tuturea, alto

Leon Leontaridis, tenor

Mark Hahle, bass-baritone

2010 Kiwanis Bach Scholarship Winner: Jane Chan, cello*

Calgary Bach Festival Society Choir and Chamber Orchestra

Terry Edwards, conductor


Scarboro United Church

2008 - 2009 SEASON

20th Anniversary Season

MYSTERY & WONDER
A BAROQUE CELEBRATION OF THE ADVENT & CHRISTMAS MESSAGES

Sunday   14 December 2008   3:00 pm

Biber - Mystery Sonata 1 "Annunciation"*

Schütz - Sei gegrüsset, Maria

Telemann - German Magnificat

W.F. Bach - Adagio and Fugue in D minor

J.S. Bach - Cantata 36


Jonquil Koddo, soprano

Aoife Donnelly, alto

Derek Johnson, teno

Brent Calis, bass-baritone

Lise Boutin, violin*

Calgary Bach Festival Society Choir and Chamber Orchestra

Terry Edwards, conductor

Scarboro United Church

20TH ANNIVERSARY CONCERT
J.S. BACH: MASS IN B MINOR

Sunday   26 April 2009   3:00 pm

Janet Youngdahl, soprano

Susan Lyle, mezzo-soprano

Betty Hicks, contralto

Robert Maclaren, tenor

Mel Braun, baritone

Calgary Bach Festival Society Choir and Chamber Orchestra

Terry Edwards, chorusmaster

Dr. Leonard Ratzlaff, guest conductor


Grace Presbyterian Church

2007 - 2008 SEASON

BACH ADVENT CONCERT

Sunday   16 December 2007   3:00 pm

Boyce - Symphony in B Flat Major, Op. 2 No. 1

Pergolesi - Salve Regina II in C Minor

Telemann - Psalm 111

Handel – Coronation Anthem “The King Shall Rejoice"

J.S. Bach - Cantata 70


Janet Youngdahl, soprano

Betty Hicks, contralto

Robert Maclaren, tenor

Paul Grindlay, bass-baritone

Calgary Bach Festival Society Choir and Chamber Orchestra

Janet Youngdahl, chorusmaster

Philip Hansen, guest conductor


Scarboro United Church

BACH BIRTHDAY CONCERT

Sunday   26 March 2008   3:00 pm

Boccherini - Cello Concerto in B Flat Major*

Handel - Dettingem Te Deum

Buxtehude – “Alles, was ihr tut mit Worten oder mit Werken", BuxWV 4**

J.S. Bach - Cantata 4

Kirill Kalmykov, cello*

Nic Pulos, guest conductor*

Dianne Williams, soprano**

Julie Harris, soprano

Aoife Donnelly, alto

Jerald Fast, tenor

Paul Grindlay, bass-baritone

Calgary Bach Festival Society Choir and Chamber Orchestra

Janet Youngdahl, conductor

Scarboro United Church

2006 - 2007 SEASON

ADVENT CONCERT

Sunday   3 December 2006   3:00 pm

J.S. Bach – Missa in A Major

Gletle - Regina Coeli*

Sances - Ave Maris Stella*

Vivaldi – Cello Concerto in B minor

J.S. Bach - Cantata 40


Philip Hansen, cello

Win Carley, soprano*

Shari Derksen, soprano*

Kim Reinhart, soprano*

Jacquelin Serpas–Martin, soprano 

Betty Hicks, contralto

Blaine Hendsbee, tenor

George Evelyn, bass-baritone

Calgary Bach Festival Society Choir and Chamber Orchestra

Janet Youngdahl, conductor


Scarboro United Church

BACH BIRTHDAY CONCERT

Sunday   18 March 2007   3:00 pm

Purcell - Welcome to all the Pleasures*

Purcell - Excerpts from Birthday Ode for Queen Mary*

Albinoni - Concerto for 2 Oboes in C Major

J.S. Bach – Secular Cantata BWV 201


David Sussman, oboe

Heather Haydu, oboe

Kim Reinhart, soprano*

Bob Schmiel, bass*

Simon Thomas-Jordan, countertenor*

Christina Jahn, soprano

Julie Harris, soprano

Jerald Fast, tenor

Paul Grindlay, bass

John Huck, tenor

James Levesque, baritone

Calgary Bach Festival Society Choir and Chamber Orchestra

Janet Youngdahl, conductor


Scarboro United Church

2005 - 2006 SEASON

ADVENT CONCERT

Sunday   4 December 2005   3:00 pm

Corelli - Concerto Grosso, Op. 6 No. 3

J.S. Bach – Cantata 5 from the Christmas Oratorio

Corelli – Concerto Grosso,  Op. 6 No. 4

J.S. Bach - Cantata 6 from the Christmas Oratorio


Katie Partridge, soprano

Betty Hicks, contralto

Michiel Schrey, tenor

Paul Grindlay, bass

Calgary Bach Festival Society Choir and Chamber Orchestra

Janet Youngdahl, conductor


Scarboro United Church

BACH BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION

Sunday   19 March 2006   3:00 pm

J.S. Bach – Ouverture 2

J.S. Bach – Cantata 82*

Handel – Concerto Grosso, Op. 6 No. 12

J.S. Bach – Motets 3 and 6

Reinhard Sunnus, flute

Betty Hicks, contralto*

Christina Jahn, soprano

Shari Derksen, soprano

Julia Millen, alto

Colin de Beaudrap, tenor

Paul Grindlay, bass

Calgary Bach Festival Society Choir and Chamber Orchestra

Janet Youngdahl, conductor


Scarboro United Church

2004 - 2005 SEASON

ADVENT CONCERT

Sunday   5 December 2004   3:00 pm

Corelli - Concerto Grosso, Op. 6 No. 1

J.S. Bach – Cantata 3 from the Christmas Oratorio

Corelli – Concerto Grosso, Op. 6 No. 2

J.S. Bach - Cantata 4 from the Christmas Oratorio


Christina Nolan, soprano

Shari Derksen, soprano 

Betty Hicks, contralto,

George Evelyn, bass-baritone

Calgary Bach Festival Society Choir and Chamber Orchestra

Janet Youngdahl, conductor


Scarboro United Church

BACH'S BIRTHDAY CONCERT

Sunday   20 March 2005   3:00 pm

J.S. Bach – Cantata 130

Albinoni – Concerto for Piccolo trumpet, Op. 9 No. 2*

Handel – Concerto Grosso, Op. 3 No. 2

J.S. Bach – Cantata 119

Linda Brown, trumpet*

Katie Partridge, soprano

Betty Hicks, contralto

Michiel Schrey, tenor

Gene Wu, baritone

Calgary Bach Festival Society Choir and Chamber Orchestra

Janet Youngdahl, conductor


Scarboro United Church

2003 - 2004 SEASON

BACH ADVENT CONCERT

Sunday   7 December 2003   3:00 pm

J.S. Bach – Cantata 1 from the Christmas Oratorio

Vivaldi – Bassoon Concerto in C Major

J.S. Bach - Cantata 2 from the Christmas Oratorio


Betty Hicks, contralto

3 Trebles from Calgary Boys' Choir

Jorge Avilas, tenor

Paul Grindlay, bass

Calgary Bach Festival Society Choir and Chamber Orchestra

Janet Youngdahl, conductor


Scarboro United Church

BACH BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION

Sunday   21 March 2004   3:00 pm

Boyce - Sinfonia

Telemann - Psalm 96

Handel – Concerto Grosso, Op. 6 No. 11

J.S. Bach - Cantata 150

Christina Jahn, soprano

Julie Harris, soprano

Erin Cunes, mezzo-soprano

Jerald Fast, tenor

Stephen Barradell, bass

Calgary Bach Festival Society Choir and Chamber Orchestra

Janet Youngdahl, conductor


Scarboro United Church

2002 - 2003 SEASON

ADVENT CONCERT

Sunday   15 December 2002   3:00 pm

Vivaldi – Gloria, RV589

J.S. Bach – Concerto for Violin in E Major, BWV 1042

Handel – Dixit Dominus


Kristal Calvert, soprano

Katie Partridge, soprano

Betty Hicks, contralto

Calgary Bach Festival Society Choir and Chamber Orchestra

Janet Youngdahl, conductor


St. Matthew’s United Church

BACH BIRTHDAY CONCERT

Sunday   23 March 2003   3:00 pm

J.S. Bach – Missa in F Major

J.S. Bach – Brandenburg Concerto 3

J.C. Bach – Gloria in excelsis Deo


Christina Jahn, soprano

Betty Hicks, contralto

Jorge Avilas, tenor

Paul Grindlay, bass

Calgary Bach Festival Society Choir and Chamber Orchestra

Janet Youngdahl, conductor


St. Matthew’s United Church

2001 - 2002 SEASON

AN ADVENT CONCERT

Sunday   2 December 2001   3:00 pm

Buxtehude - Christmas Cantata - Das neugeborne Kindelein

Kuhnau - Magnificat

J.S. Bach – Ouverture 3

J.S. Bach – Cantata 63

Julie Harris, soprano

Betty Hicks, contralto

Jorge Aviles, tenor

Jason Erhardt, bass-baritone

Calgary Bach Festival Society Choir and Chamber Orchestra

Janet Youngdahl, conductor


St. Matthew’s United Church

THE BACH BIRTHDAY CONCERT

Sunday   24 March 2002   3:00 pm

J.S. Bach - Organ Concerto, BWV 973*

J.S. Bach - Magnificat

J.S. Bach – Brandenburg Concerto 1

C.P.E. Bach – Magnificat


Jacqueline Serpas, soprano

Julie Harris, soprano

Betty Hicks, contralto

Jorge Avilas, tenor

Mel Braun, bass-baritone

Neil Cockburn, organ*

Calgary Bach Festival Society Choir and Chamber Orchestra

Janet Youngdahl, conductor


St. Matthew’s United Church

2000 - 2001 SEASON

AN ADVENT CONCERT

Sunday   10 December 2000   8:00 pm

J.S. Bach – Cantata 65

J.S. Bach – Concerto for Violin in A Minor, BWV 1041*

Handel – Concerto Grosso in F Major, Op. 6 No. 9

J.S. Bach – Cantata 110

Kristal Calvert, soprano

Betty Hicks, contralto

Jerald Fast, tenor

Jason Erhardt, bass 

Jeffrey Plotnick, violin*

Calgary Bach Festival Society Choir and Chamber Orchestra

Janet Youngdahl, conductor


St. Matthew’s United Church

BACH BIRTHDAY CONCERT

Sunday   11 March 2001   8:00 pm

Schein - Zion spricht: Der Herr hat mich verlassen

Schutz - Wie lieblich sind deine Wohnungen

J.S. Bach - Ouverture 2

J.S. Bach – Oboe Concerto in F Major, BWV 1053*

J.S. Bach – Cantata 67


Marijke van Wijk, alto

Jorge Avilas, tenor

Paul Grindlay, bass 

David Sussman, oboe*

Calgary Bach Festival Society Choir and Chamber Orchestra

Janet Youndahl, chorusmaster

Jean-Louis Barbier, guest conductor


St. Matthew’s United Church

BACH 2000 JUBILEE YEAR CONCERTS
BACH FOR ALL TIME

Commemorating the 250th Anniversary of the Death of J.S. Bach
Presented by the Calgary Bach Festival Society and Calgary International Organ Foundation

Bach and His Contemporaries

Thursday   15 June 2000   7:30 pm

J.S. Bach - Ouverture 1

J.S. Bach - Cantata 29

Telemann - Concerto in B Flat for Three Oboes, Three Violins and Continuo

Handel - Concerto Grosso, Op. 6 No. 11

Zelenka - Magnificat

Janet Youngdahl, soprano, Betty Hicks, contralto

Stuart Howe, tenor, Mel Braun, baritone

Aaron David Miller, organ

Foothills Brass, Tower Music

Calgary Bach Festival Society Choir and Chamber Orchestra

Mel Kirby, chorusmaster

Simon Standage, solo violin and conductor

Eckhardt-Gramatté Hall

Rosza Centre

University of Calgary

Aaron Miller's Bach

Friday   16 June 2000   8:00 pm

Johann Sebastian Bach

Prelude & Fugue, BWV 532

The "Schubler" Chorales:

Wachet Auf, ruft uns die Stimme, BWV 645

Wo soll ich liehen hin, BWV 646

Wer nur den Lieben Gott lasst walten, BWV 647

Meine Seele erhebt den Herren, BWV 648

Ach, bleib' bei uns, Herr Jesu Christ, BWV 649

Kommst du nun, Jesu, vom Himmel herunter, BWV 650

Toccata & Fugue, BWV 565

Five Canonic Variations on "Von Himmel hoch, da komm' ich her", BWV 769

Vor deinen Thron tret ich hiermit, BWV 668

Passacaglia, BWV 582

Aaron David Miller, organ

Hope Lutheran Church

The Young Bach

Saturday   17 June 2000   2:00pm

Keyboard Concerto, BWV 1056

Motet, BWV 231

Cantata 112

Hung-Kuan Chen, piano

Mount Royal College Conservatory

Academy of Music

Mount Royal Youth Choir

David Ferguson, chorusmaster

Eckhardt-Gramatté Hall

Rosza Centre

University of Calgary

Harpsichord Jamboree

Saturday   17 June 2000   8:00 pm

J.S. Bach - Concerto in C for 2 Harpsichords, BWV1061

J.S. Bach - Organ Concerto in D minor from Cantata 188

J.S. Bach - Concerto in D minor for 3 Harpsichords, BWV 1063

J.S. Bach - Violin Concerto in E Major, BWV 102

J.S. Bach - Concerto in A minor for 4 Harpsichords, BWV 1065

Aaron David Miler, organ and harpsichord

Jamie Syer, harpsichord

Grace Cuzzani, harpsichord

Colleen Athparia, harpsichord

Calgary Bach Festival Society Chamber Orchestra

Simon Standage, violin and conductor

Jack Singer Concert Hall

Performing Arts Centre

J.S. Bach – St. Matthew Passion

Rufus Muller, (tenor) Evangelist, Mel Braun, (bass) Christ 

Henriette Schellenberg, soprano, Carl Strygg, counter-tenor

Stuart Howe, (tenor) Second Witness, Kevin McMillan, (baritone) Peter, Pilate, Judas, High Priest I

Kristal Calvert, (soprano) Pilate's Wife

Diana Piggott (soprano) First Maid

Barbara Newman (soprano) Second Maid

Marijke van Wijk, (alto) First Witness

Bart Hicks, (bass) High Priest II

Simon Standage, concertmaster

Christ Church Choir, Margaret Newman, chorusmaster

Calgary Boys Choir, Jean-Louis Barbier and Arlie Langager, chorusmasters

Calgary Bach Festival Society Choir and Chamber Orchestra

Mel Kirby, chorusmaster

Sir Simon Preston, guest conductor

Jack Singer Concert Hall

Performing Arts Centre

.

1999 - 2000 SEASON

AN ADVENT CONCERT

Sunday   5 December 1999   8:00 pm

Praetorius - Ein Kind geborn zu Bethlehem

Schutz - Tröstet, tröstet mein Volk

Praetorius - Vom Himmel hoch da komm ich her

Praetorius - Wie Schön leuchtet der Morgenstern

Schein - Canzon for brass ensemble

Praetorius - Puer natus in Bethlehem

Schutz - Magnificat

J.S. Bach – Cantata 191

Janet Youngdahl, soprano

Judith Lebane-Kane, mezzo-soprano 

Jorge Avilas, tenor

Jason Erhardt, bass-baritone

Calgary Bach Festival Society Choir and Chamber Orchestra

Mel Kirby, conductor


St. Matthew's United Church

BACH BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION
MUSIC OF THE BACH FAMILY

Sunday   12 March 2000   8:00 pm

J.M. Bach – Ach bleib bei uns, Herr Jesu Christ

J. Bach - Unser Leben ist ein Schatten

J. Christoph Bach - Lieber Herr Gott, wecke uns auf

J.S. Bach - Cantata 78

C.P.E. Bach - Symphony in E Flat Major

J.C. Bach - Introitus und Kyrie der Totenmesse

J.C.F. Bach - Sinfonia in D Major

Kristal Calvert, soprano

Betty Hicks, contralto

Jorge Avilas, tenor

Jason Erhardt, bass

Calgary Bach Festival Society Choir and Chamber Orchestra

Mel Kirby, conductor

St. Matthew's United Church

CALGARY BACH FESTIVAL SOCIETY
CHOIR AND CHAMBER ORCHESTRA
WITH
JEANNE LAMON
MUSICAL DIRECTOR AND VIOLINIST FOR TAFELMUSIK

MONDAY   10 MAY 1999   8:00 PM

J.S. Bach – Cantata 102

Handel - Concerto Grosso, Op. 6 No. 9

Telemann - Don Quixote Suite for Strings

J.S. Bach - Cantata 93


Kristal Calvert, soprano

Janet Youngdahl, soprano

Betty Hicks, contralto

Jorge Avilas, tenor

Jason Erhardt, bass

Calgary Bach Festival Society Choir and Chamber Orchestra

Mel Kirby, chorusmaster

Jeanne Lamon, guest leader

Eckhardt-Gramatté Hall, Rosza Centre 

University of Calgary

1998 - 1999 SEASON

AN ADVENT CONCERT

Sunday   6 December 1998   8:00 pm

J.S. Bach - Cantata 6 from the Christmas Oratorio

J.S. Bach - Motet, BWV Anhang 159

J.S. Bach - Brandenburg Concerto 6

J.S. Bach - Cantata 41

Janet Youngdahl, soprano

Elizabeth Haberl, contralto

Jorge Aviles, tenor

Jason Erhardt, bass-baritone

Calgary Bach Festival Society Choir and Chamber Orchestra

Mel Kirby, conductor

Christ Church Elbow Park

BACH BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION

Sunday   21 March 1999   8:00 pm

J.S. Bach – Cantata 182

J.S. Bach – Brandenburg Concerto 2

J.S. Bach – Easter Oratorio


Kristal Calvert, soprano

Elizabeth Haberl, contralto

Jorge Avilas, tenor

Jason Erhardt, bass

Calgary Bach Festival Society Choir and Chamber Orchestra

Mel Kirby, conductor


St. Matthew’s United Church

1997 - 1998 SEASON

AN ADVENT CONCERT

Sunday   7 December 1997   8:00 pm

J.S. Bach – Cantata 80

J.S. Bach – Ouverture 4

J.S. Bach – Cantata 1 from the Christmas Oratorio


Joanne Collier, soprano

Elizabeth Haberl, contralto

Paul Kelly, tenor

Donald Bell, bass-baritone

Calgary Bach Festival Society Choir and Chamber Orchestra

Mel Kirby, conductor

Knox Presbyterian Church

BACH BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION

Sunday   15 March 1998   8:00 pm

J.S. Bach – Cantata 95

J.S. Bach – Motet 4

J.S. Bach – Brandenburg Concerto 4

J.S. Bach – Ascension Oratorio


Barbara Newman, soprano

Elizabeth Haberl, contralto

Timothy Morrison, tenor

Bill Woodward, bass

Calgary Bach Festival Society Choir and Chamber Orchestra

Mel Kirby, conductor


Knox Presbyterian Church

1996 - 1997 SEASON

AN ADVENT CONCERT

Sunday   8 December 1996   8:00 pm

J.S. Bach – Cantata 1

J.S. Bach – Motet 1

J.S. Bach - Cantata 4 from the Christmas Oratorio


Katheryne Perri Edwards, soprano

Jorge Aviles, tenor

Valentin Sagert, bass

Calgary Bach Festival Society Choir and Chamber Orchestra

Mel Kirby, conductor


Grace Lutheran Church

BACH'S BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION

Sunday   16 March 1997   8:00 pm

J.S. Bach – Cantata 21

J.S. Bach – Magnificat


Rachel Hop, soprano

Elizabeth Haberl, mezzo-soprano

Joseph Levesque, tenor

Bill Woodward, bass

Calgary Bach Festival Society Choir and Chamber Orchestra

Mel Kirby, conductor


Knox Presbyterian Church

1995 - 1996 SEASON

AN ADVENT CONCERT

Sunday   3 December 1995   8:00 pm

J.S. Bach – Cantata 147

J.S. Bach – Motet 2

J.S. Bach – Cantata 2 from the Christmas Oratorio


Marilyn Zweifel, soprano

Elizabeth Haberl, contralto

Jorge Aviles, tenor

Michael Hope, bass

Calgary Bach Festival Society Choir and Chamber Orchestra

Mel Kirby, conductor


Knox Presbyterian Church

BACH'S BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION

Sunday   17 March 1996   8:00 pm

J.S. Bach – Cantata 79

J.S. Bach - Trio Sonata, BWV 1035

J.S. Bach – Motet 5

J.S. Bach - Sinfonia, BWV 1046a

J.S. Bach – Secular Cantata 208


Patricia Hrynkiw, soprano

Dawn Johnson, mezzo-soprano

Jorge Aviles, tenor

Bill Woodward, bass

Calgary Bach Festival Society Choir and Chamber Orchestra

Mel Kirby, conductor


Hope Lutheran Church

1994 - 1995 SEASON

AN ADVENT CONCERT

Sunday   4 December 1994   8:00 pm

J.S. Bach – Sanctus in D Major, BWV 238

J.S. Bach – Concerto for 2 Harpsichords in C minor, BWV 1060

J.L Krebs - Concerto for 2 Harpsichords in A minor

J.S. Bach – Missa in A Major


Carmen Lindsay, soprano

Susan Fulmer, alto

Marnie Latour, alto,

Mijk Searchfield, alto

Jorge Aviles, tenor

Claude Veilleux, bass

Christine Azad, harpsichord

Jane Sutherland, harpsichord

Calgary Bach Festival Society Choir and Chamber Orchestra

Jamie Syer, conductor


Knox Presbyterian Church

BACH'S BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION

Sunday   19 March 1995   8:00 pm

J.S. Bach – Kyrie from Mass in B minor

J.S. Bach – Cantata 199

J.S. Bach - Prelude and Fugue in G Major for organ

J.S. Bach – Cantata 29


Susanne Charles, soprano

Elizabeth Haberl, contralto

Jean Giroux, tenor

Claude Ribordy, bass

Jeff Jones, organ

Calgary Bach Festival Society Choir and Chamber Orchestra

Jamie Syer, conductor

1993 - 1994 SEASON

AN ADVENT CONCERT

Sunday   5 December 1993   8:00 pm

J.C. Bach – Gloria

J.S. Bach – Cantata 64

Handel - Trio Sonata in A Major

J.S. Bach – Cantata 5 from the Christmas Oratorio

Marilyn Zweifel, soprano

Elizabeth Haberl, contralto

Jorge Aviles, tenor

Sean Konkin, bass

Laurie Syer, violin,

Sheldon Nadler, violin

Dorothy Bishop, cello,

Christine Azad, harpsichord

Calgary Bach Festival Society Choir and Chamber Orchestra

Jamie Syer, conductor


Knox Presbyterian Church

BACH'S BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION

Sunday   20 March 1994   8:00 pm

J.S. Bach – Motet 6

J.S. Bach – Brandenburg Concerto 5

J.S. Bach – Sonata for Violin and Harpsichord, BWV 1016

J.S. Bach – Cantata 106


Carmen Lindsay, soprano

Susan Fulmer, alto

Jorge Aviles, tenor

Michael Hope, bass

Laurie Syer, violin solo

Lauren Eselson, flute

Calgary Bach Festival Society Choir and Chamber Orchestra

Jamie Syer, conductor and harpsichord


Christ Church Elbow Park

1992 - 1993 SEASON

AN ADVENT CONCERT

Tuesday   8 December 1992   8:00 pm

Buxtehude – “Das neugeborne Kindelein”

J.S. Bach – Prelude and Fugue, BWV 536* 

J.S. Bach - Prelude and Fugue, BWV 545*

J.S. Bach - Cantata 62

J.S. Bach – Cantata 140


Michael Tschatsch, organ*

Carmen Lindsay, soprano

Dagmar Marie Meier, soprano

Barbara Newman, soprano

Brenda Schellenberg, alto

Jorge Aviles, tenor

Misha Hooker, bass

Ron Hooker, bass

Calgary Bach Festival Society Choir and Chamber Orchestra

Jamie Syer, conductor


Hope Lutheran Church

BACH'S BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION

Sunday   21 March 1993   8:00 pm

J.S. Bach – Cantata 39

Handel – Trio Sonata, Op. 2 No. 5

J.S. Bach – Missa in G Major


Carmen Lindsay, soprano

Barbara Newman, soprano

Susan Fulmer, alto

Brenda Schellenberg, alto

Jorge Avilas, tenor

Misha Hooker, bass

Ron Hooker, bass

Jeffrey Plotnick, violin

David Zweifel, violin

Dorothy Bishop, cello

Christine Azad, harpsichord

Calgary Bach Festival Society Choir and Chamber Orchestra

Jamie Syer, conductor


Christ Church Elbow Park

1991 - 1992 SEASON

AN ADVENT CONCERT

Monday   23 December 1991   8:00 pm

J.S. Bach – Cantata 151

J.S. Bach – Magnificat


Barbara Newman, soprano

Elizabeth Reinbold, soprano

Jean Stringham, mezzo-soprano

Paula O'Driscoll, alto

Wendy Hedderwick White, alto

Lary Benson, tenor

Christopher Lyle, baritone

Calgary Bach Festival Society Choir and Chamber Orchestra

David Ferguson and Kenneth Nielsen, chorusmasters

Susan Lyle, conductor


Grace Baptist Church

BACH'S BIRTHDAY BASH

Wednesday   25 March 1992   8:00 pm

J.S. Bach - Sonata for Violin and Harpsichord, BWV 1015

J.S. Bach - Sonata for Flute and Harpsichord, BWV 1031

J.S. Bach - Sonata for Cello and Harpsichord, BWV 1027

J.S. Bach – Coffee Cantata


Katheryne Perri Edwards, soprano

Ted Nyder, tenor

Richard Heyman, bass

Jeffrey Plotnick, violin

Stephanie Soltice, violin

Theresa Plotnick, viola

Genevieve Blanchard, flute

Amanda Forsyth, cello

Jane Sutherland, harpsichord

St. Stephen's Anglican Church

1990 - 1991 SEASON

AN ADVENT CANTATA CONCERT

Sunday   9 December 1990   8:00 pm

J.S. Bach – Cantata 187

J.S. Bach – Cantata 70


Barbara Newman, soprano

Susanne Charles, soprano

Jacqui Fidlar, alto

Jorge Aviles, tenor

Christopher Lyle, baritone

Calgary Bach Festival Society Choir and Chamber Orchestra

Susan Lyle, chorusmaster 

Susan Haig, guest conductor


Knox Presbyterian Church

BACH'S BIRTHDAY BASH

Wednesday   20 March 1991   8:00 pm

Works for Keyboard by J.S. Bach

Richard Troeger, clavichord and harpsichord*

Adagio, BWV 968

Prelude and Fugue, from Well Tempered Clavier - Book II, BWV 874-75

Praeludium, Fugue and Allegro, BWV 998

Sonata, BWV 964

Toccata, BWV 914*

English Suite No. 2*

Clavichord by Robert Haas (1979) after J.H. Silbermann (ca 1775)**

**Sound Amplification by Don Cooper

Harpsichord by Robert Haas (1985) after H.A. Haas (1723)

Emmanuel Christian Reformed Church

1989 - 1990 SEASON

AN EVENING WITH JOHANN SEBASTIAN BACH

Sunday   26 November 1989   8:00 pm

J.S. Bach - Passacaglia and Fugue for organ, BWV 582

J.S. Bach - J.S. Bach – Cantata 61

J.S. Bach - Sonata for Viola, BWV 1009

J.S. Bach – Cantata 140


Adele Baker-Kaszas, soprano

Susanne Charles, soprano

Jorge Aviles, tenor

Jason Erhardt, bass,

Philippa Fullerton, flute

Terence Fullerton, organ & harpsichord,

Arthur Bachmann, viola

Calgary Bach Festival Society Choir and Chamber Orchestra

Christopher Lyle, conductor


Cathedral Church of the Redeemer

BACH BIRTHDAY BASH

Wednesday   21 March 1990   8:00 pm

J.S. Bach – Sinfonia and Chorus from Cantata 4

J.S. Bach - Suite No. 4 for Cello*

J.S. Bach - Gavotte, Minuet & Bouree**

P.D.Q. Bach – The Seasonings***

J.S. Bach - Bourree and Organ Fugue arranged by W. Swingle


Tom Mirhady, cello*

Angela Harries and Dirk van Wyk, baroque dancers**

Pat Barton, choreography**

Christine Azad, harpsichord**

Barbara Newnam, soprano

Brenda Schellenberg, soprano

Ted Nyder, tenor

Jorge Avilas, tenor

Ron Hooker, bass

Stampede Chorale, Christoff Lewandoffski, chorusmaster***

Dawn Johnson and Susan Lyle, Amateur Musica Antiqua of Calgary***

John Robertson, piano***

Richard Daun, contrabass

Gordon Pritchard, percussion

Susan Lyle, organ

Calgary Bach Festival Society Choir

Christopher Lyle, conductor


Emmanuel Christian Reformed Church

1988 - 1989 SEASON

Inaugural Season

INAUGURAL CONCERT

Sunday   10 April 1988   8:00 pm

J.S. Bach – Sonata for Violin and Harpsichord, BWV 1016

J.S. Bach - Ich will dir mein Herze schenken, from St. Matthew Passion

J.S. Bach - Mache dich, mein Herze rein, from St. Matthew Passion

J.S. Bach - Trio Sonata, BWV 1044

J.S. Bach - Cantata 82

Susanne Charles, soprano*

Christopher Lyle, bass

Jean Landa, oboe

Jennifer Short, oboe & English horn

Heleen Klatter, alto recorder

Robert Penner, violin

Bonnie Louie, violin

Ben Neumann, viola

Joan Kent, cello & viola da gamba

Sheila Garrett, double bass

Peter Togni, organ

Christine Azad, harpsichord

*Susan Lyle sings professionally as Susanne Charles


St. John Lutheran Church

BACH BASH

Sunday   19 March 1989   8:00 pm

J.S. Bach - Four pieces for organ*

J.S. Bach - Quoniam tu solus sanctus, from Mass in B minor

J.S. Bach - Mein Jesus soll mein Alles sein, from Cantata 75

J.S. Bach – Tief gebückt und voller Reue, from Cantata 199

J.S. Bach – Motet 3

Christopher Creaghan, organ*

Susanne Charles, soprano

Jorge Avilas, tenor

Jason Erhardt, baritone

Arthur Bachmann, viola

Joan Kent, viola da gamba & baroque cello,

Nancy Fraser, organ,

Christine Azad, harpsichord

Calgary Bach Festival Society Choir

Christopher Lyle, conductor


Hope Lutheran Church

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