Great Performances of the Greatest Baroque Hits, with an emphasis on the greatest works of Johann Sebastian Bach including the Saint Matthew Passion and complete Brandenburg Concertos
October 14 – House Concert I. Camille Ortiz-Lafont sings “Coloratura Furiosa” – works of Bach, Handel, Vivaldi, Rameau, and Purcell. 8pm, hospitality at 7pm.
November 18 – Classic Period Chamber Music on Original Instruments – works of Mozart, Haydn, CPE Bach and more featuring flute, strings, and Mozart-period fortepiano. Zion Lutheran Church, 7:30pm.
December 2 – A German Baroque Christmas. DBS reprises its favorite Christmas program of German Baroque holiday music, followed by caroling in German. Zion Lutheran Church, 7:30pm.
December 18 – Handel’s Messiah at the Meyerson Symphony Center. Take part in the Dallas tradition of Handel’s most famous work in a great space with an authentic performance with chorus, orchestra, and soloists. 7:30pm.
December 19 – Messiah Sing-Along. Join the choir in Handel’s marvelous choruses, accompanied by the Dallas Bach Society Orchestra, along with selections by our Meyerson soloists. Zion Lutheran Church, 7:30pm.
December 31 – Celebrate the exact 35th anniversary of the first DBS concert in our first venue! The complete Brandenburg Concertos of J.S. Bach are featured, at Saint Thomas Aquinas Church in Lakewood. 7:30pm with champagne celebration afterwards.
January 1, 2018 – A repeat performance of the Brandenburg Concertos. Saint Thomas Aquinas Church, 3pm.
January 27 – House Concert II. Clare Cason, Baroque Violin, plays the complete Bach Sonatas for Violin and Harpsichord with Artistic Director James Richman. 8pm, hospitality at 7pm.
February 24 – House Concert III. Tamara Meredith, Baroque Flute, and Brent Wissick, Viola da Gamba, perform exquisite chamber music of the French Baroque with Harpsichordist James Richman. 8pm, hospitality at 7pm
March 26 – J.S. Bach’s Saint Matthew Passion at the Meyerson. Bach’s greatest sacred work, with double chorus and orchestra is featured in a gala performance in the magnificent acoustic of the Meyerson Symphony Center, featuring Dann Coakwell as the Evangelist David Grogan as Christus, with the Children’s Chorus of Dallas.
April /May – Henry Purcell’s The Fairy Queen in an intimate house performance – details to follow soon!