Want the inside scoop on this year’s BATC festival?
Tune in on Sunday Feb. 24 at 10 am Central to the Musica Antiqua show on WORT, Madison’s community radio station. Host Carol Moseson will interview BATC Artistic Director Marika Fischer Hoyt about the upcoming festival, who’s performing, who’s hosting, and what’s new, alternating with clips from the 2018 12-hour marathon concert.
You can check it out at 89.9 FM, or listen online from the link on their website at https://www.wortfm.org
As of Friday, February 8, the Festival Schedule has filled up, with a wonderful cornucopia of Bach selections for the audience to enjoy. Our musicians include young Suzuki violinists, professionals from the Madison Symphony, solo vocalists and choirs, adult amateurs, music clubs like the Winds of Southern Wisconsin and the Association of Church Musicians, and students and faculty from UW-Madison, UW- Whitewater, and UW-Stevens Point! The full schedule is posted on the ‘Festival Schedule’ page of our website HERE.
Happy New Year from BATC!
We hope 2019 is getting off to a great start for the BATC community.
Plans are well underway for BATC 2019, and The Well-Tempered Ear is here to tell you all about it.
Click here for the latest update, and then visit our Sign-Up page here to sign up for a time to perform.
This is the big week, and The Well-Tempered Ear is on the case. Thank you, blogger Jacob Stockinger, for the fabulous preview of Wednesday’s fringe concert at the Madison Early Music Festival, and the repeat concert Sunday in Waukesha.
Click here for the Blog Post.
Early Music America, founder of Early Music Month, chose BATC for its first in a series of articles highlighting the many early music events happening across the country in March. BATC is honored to receive such special recognition from this national organization, and thrilled to join musicians across the land in bringing early music into the forefront of public attention.
Click here for the EMA feature article, including a photo from the recent performance at the Chazen Museum of Art by Sonata à Quattro, BATC’s new Ensemble-In-Residence.
Come see what all the fuss is about! Madison’s classical music blog, The Well-Tempered Ear, lays it on the line: however you like your Bach, Bach Around The Clock has it. Click here to read The Ear’s detailed synopsis of the musical treats in store at the Festival, TOMORROW!
Bach Around The Clock gratefully acknowledges the media sponsorship of Wisconsin Public Radio. WPR, one of the premier sources, promoters, and supporters of classical music in the state of Wisconsin and beyond, has provided invaluable publicity, both on-air and online, for the upcoming festival. Thank you, WPR, for helping get the word out about the year’s BATC, and for having first brought BATC to this state in 2010.