Connoisseur Concerts

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  • Connoisseur Concerts LogoConnoisseur Concerts sponsors The Northwest Bach Festival and Series each year and Mozart On A Summer's Eve each July. The Northwest Bach Festival and Series, with internationally acclaimed cellist Zuill Bailey (Artistic Director), features international guest artists and local musicians in landmark venues in Spokane and the region. The Mozart on a Summer's Eve concerts, with award-winning musician Verne Windham (Music Director), are held in Spokane's Manito Park.

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    • Comments/Notes: Connoisseur Concerts sponsors The Northwest Bach Festival in January/February each year and Mozart on a Summer's Eve in July. The Northwest Bach Festival, Gunther Schuller - Artistic Director, features international guest artists and local musicians in landmark venues in Spokane. The Mozart on a Summer's Eve concerts, Verne Windham - Music Director, are held in Spokane's Manito Park.
    • River Park Square
    • Date: February 23, 2017
    • Address: 808 W Main Ave, Spokane, WA 99201
    • Phone: (509) 326-4942
    • Admission: Free
    • Noon-1 pm

    Duo-cello selections by Zuill Bailey and John Marshall.

    • Barrister Winery
    • Date: February 24, 2017
    • Address: 1213 W Railroad Ave, Spokane, WA 99201
    • Phone: (509) 326-4942
    • Admission: $40, $18/students
    • 7:30 pm

    Festival Classics Concert, Inspired by Picasso, the Northwest Premiere of TheThree Dancers by Elena Kats-Chernin, inspired by Picasso's masterpiece of the same Title.

    • Barrister Winery
    • Date: February 28, 2017
    • Address: 1213 W Railroad Ave, Spokane, WA 99201
    • Phone: (509) 326-4942
    • Admission: $40, $18/students
    • 7:30 pm

    Beautiful Bach Sonatas for Viola da Gamba and Harpsichord with John Bodinger, harpsichord, joining Zuill Bailey, cello.

    • Nodland Cellars - Now Terra Blanca Winery
    • Date: March 1, 2017
    • Address: Chronicle Building, 926 W Sprague Ave, Spokane, WA 99201
    • Phone: (509) 326-4942
    • Admission: $20
    • 6 pm

    A Duo-Cello program when John Marshall, Spokane Symphony principal cello, joins Zuill Bailey for a program of Kummer, Boccherini, Bach and Gabrielli.

    • Barrister Winery
    • Date: March 2, 2017
    • Address: 1213 W Railroad Ave, Spokane, WA 99201
    • Phone: (509) 326-4942
    • Admission: $85
    • 6 pm

    An Evening with Hemingway, a special event to celebrate Zuill Bailey’s 2017 Grammy Nomination, will begin with buffet dinner called a Moveable Feast and Zuill Bailey, cello, will perform the Michael Daugherty’s Tales of Hemingway, a piece that's premiere performance with the Nashville Symphony is...

    • River Park Square - Kress Gallery behind the food court
    • Date: March 2, 2017
    • Address: 808 W Main Ave, Spokane, WA 99201
    • Phone: (509) 326-4942
    • Admission: Free
    • Noon-1 pm

    Duo-Cello selections by Zuill Bailey and John Marshall. Listeners are encouraged to bring their lunch or purchase lunch at the River Park Square Food Court.

    • Barrister Winery
    • Date: March 4, 2017
    • Address: 1213 W Railroad Ave, Spokane, WA 99201
    • Phone: (509) 326-4942
    • Admission: $40, $18/students
    • 7:30 pm

    Metropolitan Opera soprano Danielle Talamantes with pianist Ivana Cojbasic perform Saturday Night at Barrister with selections from Claude Debussy, Manuel de Falla, Duke Ellington and more.

    • Barrister Winery
    • Date: March 5, 2017
    • Address: 1213 W Railroad Ave, Spokane, WA 99201
    • Phone: (509) 326-4942
    • Admission: $48
    • 5:30-8:30 pm

    A Festival Finale Celebration will close Bach ’17 with a buffet dinner from Fery’s Catering, Barrister wines, Zuill Bailey musical treats, art sale, five loud auction items with, 20 culinary-themed silent auction items.

    • Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist
    • Date: March 5, 2017
    • Address: 127 E 12th Ave, Spokane, WA 99202-1105
    • Phone: (509) 326-4942
    • Admission: $45, $23/students
    • 3-5 pm

    Festival Finale Concert, the Festival Orchestra, under the direction of guest conductor Piotr Gajewski, and soloist Danielle Talamantes, soprano, Mozart’s Eine Kleine Nachtmusik, J.S. Bach’s Cantata, Jauchzet Gott in allen Landen, Elgar’s Serenade in E minor, and Mozart’s Exsultate, Jubilate....