Max van Egmond, the world's most famous Early Music baritone, will be celebrated on both weekends of San Francisco's Summer Bach Festival, the ABS Festival & Academy.

" A Tribute to Max van Egmond " and " Baroque Masters " will feature the legendary singer in words and music.
Saturday August 4 2018 2:00 p.m.
San Francisco Conservatory of Music, 50 Oak Street

Part of the ABS Festival's annual free Public Colloquium will be a tribute to one of the most prolifically recorded performers of Baroque music, Max van Egmond, who retires from the ABS Academy faculty at the end of this summer. His colleagues will offer anecdotes about their most memorable collaborations with the celebrated singer, who will speak personally with reminiscences about his own history in HIPP.
Saturday August 11 2018 8:00 p.m.
San Francisco Conservatory of Music, 50 Oak Street

A showcase for the virtuosi of ABS, this program presents dazzling works by Bach, Biber, Pachelbel, Quantz, Telemann, and Zelenka. Legendary bass-baritone Max van Egmond makes his ABS Festival farewell performance in Johann Sebastian Bach's cantata for solo bass, Der Friede sei mit dir ("Peace be with you"), Cantata 158.
Heinrich Ignaz Franz Biber: Sonata à sei & Sonata IV à cinque

Johann Pachelbel: Partie à 5 in G major

Johann Sebastian Bach: Sonata in G major for Flute, Viola da gamba and Basso continuo

Georg Philipp Telemann: Sonata in E-flat major for Oboe and Harpsichord concertato

Johann Sebastian Bach: Der Friede sei mit dir ("Peace be with you"), Cantata 158

Johann Joachim Quantz: Sonata in G Major for Flute and Basso continuo

Jan Dismas Zelenka: Trio Sonata in B-Flat Major for Oboe, Violin, and Basso continuo
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