Cantatas, sonatas, concertos, suite, fugues, inventions, chorales! Harpsichords, pianos, strings, woodwinds, guitars, and saxophones! The schedule is filling up, but performance times are still available. Contact BATC soon if you or your group would like to perform.
Guest Artist Lawrence Quinnett will return for BATC 2020
Lawrence Quinnett, who was our guest artist-in-residence at BATC 2018, will be returning to in 2020 to perform Bach’s set of six French Suites. Quinnett is Assistant Professor of Music at Livingston College in North Carolina, where he teaches piano and music theory. He holds a Doctor of Music degree from Florida State University. Click …
BATC Photos 1
BATC 2019 was a fabulous event. We’ll be posting a series of photos taken by various festival participants. The first few photos come from violinist/violist Shannon Farley, who participated multiple times during the day: she played duets with her father Tim on guitar in the morning, and with guitarist Chris Allen in the afternoon, her …
The A/V Crew: Audio for the Arts
Audio for the Arts is in its Tech Week, preparing for next Saturday’s 12-hour marathon. BATC is so grateful to all the recording and video specialists, for coming on site to make the Festival run as smoothly as possible.
BATC on WORT!
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 12-Hour BATC Festival is Completely Filled!
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 …
BATC in the News: The Well-Tempered Ear
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 …
SAQ on the Well-Tempered Ear
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 Features BATC!
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 …
Ringing Endorsement from The Ear!
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!