Author: Bach Around the Clock

Glowing Review of BATC IV, from The Well-Tempered Ear

Thank you to Jake Stockinger, for your attendance, your positive feedback, and the many photos you took with that silent-shutter, non-flash camera of yours. BATC participants should indeed take pride in the event we helped create:  9½ hours of Sonatas, Cantatas, Toccatas, Partitas, Concertos, Fantasias, Preludes & Fugues, Chorales, and more, everything from ‘Minuet in …

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Broadcast on WORT Thursday morning!

Rich Samuels, host of ‘Anything Goes’ on WORT 89.9 FM, will broadcast a recording of the Brandenburg Concerto #3, at 7:08 am on Thursday, March 23, 2017. The recording is from a live performance from BATC 2017, featuring Kangwon Kim, Nathan and Gillian Giglierano, violins; Micah Behr, Marika Fischer Hoyt, and Ilana Schroeder, violas; Martha …

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WORT offers feature article on BATC

Madison’s excellent community radio station, WORT, just added a feature article on BATC to their website. WORT is contributing several of its classical music hosts:  Rich Samuels, Alan Muirhead, and John Barker, to serve as M.C. during Bach Around The Clock.  For those who can’t get to St. Andrew’s on Saturday, WORT will carry audio/video live streaming …

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Another shout out from The Well-Tempered Ear

Madison boasts more classical music activity than any city of this size could reasonably expect. Keeping track of it all is Jacob Stockinger, the astute and insightful blogger of The Well-Tempered Ear. He first announced this year’s BATC festival, on January 20, 2017 – today he published a follow-up. Click here to see it.

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BATC is one of more than 80 Events during ‘Early Music Month’

Early Music America, an organization which fosters awareness and performance of early music, has designated the month of March as ‘Early Music Month.’  Doubtless, the choice of this month was influenced by the fact that two major early composers were born in March, Telemann (on the 14th) and J.S. Bach (on the 21st). EMA invites …

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