Bach Around The Clock 2022 Hybrid Festival
BATC 2022 will be mix of live performances, workshops and interactive events, plus recordings of all performances for viewing later on-demand. Artistic director, Melanie de Jesus, is working closely with the BATC board of directors to bring back the beloved community marathon format, if COVID conditions permit, and to add new events to expand opportunities and access.
Following is a partial list of programs planned. Watch for updates and new developments!
Opening Day! Wednesday, March 16
Day 2: Thursday, March 17
Hourly Pre-recorded performances submitted by amateur and professional musicians from Madison and beyond will be released virtually
Would you like to perform? Sign up here
3:30pm UW-Whitewater music students & faculty perform Coffee Cantata. Live at UW Whitewater, with recording to be released Sunday.
Evening Piano Master Class by BATC guest artist Lawrence Quinnett. For late intermediate and advanced students of all ages.
Dr. Quinnett is Assistant Professor of Piano and Music Theory at Livingstone College
Day 3: Friday, March 18
12 noon Noon Musicale, First Unitarian Society, Madison, presents BATC guest artist, pianist Lawrence Quinnett: Partitas #1 and #2
Dr. Quinnett will also make a studio recording of all six partitas to be released on the BATC YouTube channel
Evening Program TBA
Day 4: Saturday, March 19
Festival at St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church, Madison
9 am Bach for Kids Workshop. Presented by the Madison Conservatory
10 am Guest artist Lawrence Quinnett: Partitas #3 and #4
11 am Chorale Sing Along: BATC Chorale Songbook pdf
Ken Stancer conducts the St. Andrew’s Choir and organ, with the Madison Conservatory faculty string quartet.
11:30 am Organ works by the Association of Church Musicians, Madison chapter
12:30 pm Guest artist Lawrence Quinnett: Partitas #5 and #6
1:15 pm – ? Would you like to perform? Sign up here
Evening Program TBA
Day 5: Sunday, March 20th
Virtual Viewing Parties
Festival recordings, watch parties, interviews and conversations with our audience and performers, to be released hourly throughout the day on this website and our YouTube channel.