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2022–2023 SEASON

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San Francisco's Summer Bach Festival
Saturday July 23 2022 • 8:00 p.m. • Herbst Theatre

HANDEL Tra le fiamme
TELEMANN Concerto in A Minor for Recorder and Viola da gamba
VIVALDI Violin Concerto in D Major "The Great Moghul"
HANDEL Delirio amoroso
BACH Brandenburg Concerto No. 4 in G Major

Mary Wilson, soprano
Aldo Abreu, recorder
Kenneth Slowik, viola da gamba
Tatiana Chulochnikova, violin
Jacob Ashworth, violin
American Bach Soloists
Jeffrey Thomas, conductor


Sunday July 24 2022 • 4:00 p.m. • Herbst Theatre

BACH “Wedding Cantata” Weichet nur, betrübte Schatten ("Depart, gloomy shadows")
TELEMANN Concerto for Four Violins in D Major
BACH Orchestral Suite No. 2 in B Minor
TELEMANN Paris Quartet No. 1 in D Major
LOCATELLI Violin Concerto in D Major “The Harmonic Labyrinth”

Mary Wilson, soprano
Sandra Miller, flute
Tomà Iliev, violin
Kenneth Slowik, viola da gamba
Corey Jamason, harpsichord
YuEun Gemma Kim, violin
American Bach Soloists
Jeffrey Thomas, conductor


Tuesday July 26 2022 • 7:00 p.m. • Herbst Theatre

MOZART Flute Quartet in D Major
MOZART Clarinet Quintet in A Major
MENDELSSOHN Octet in E-Flat Major

Sandra Miller, flute
Thomas Carroll, clarinet
Jacob Ashworth, violin
Tatiana Chulochnikova, violin
Tomà Iliev, violin
YuEun Gemma Kim, violin
Ramón Negrón-Pérez, viola
Yvonne Smith, viola
Gretchen Claassen, violoncello
Kenneth Slowik, violoncello


Wednesday July 27 2022 • 5:00 p.m. • The Green Room

Chamber Music by Bach for Flute, Oboe, Violin, Bassoon, & Harpsichord

Gabriel Benton, harpsichord
Stephen Hammer, oboe
Nate Helgeson, bassoon
Bethanne Walker, flute
Jude Ziliak, violin


Thursday July 28 2022 • 7:00 p.m. • Herbst Theatre

Nimm fünf
Choro a la Bach
Solfeggietto
Siciliana in G Minor
4 Bach Chorales
Don’t Stop this Train
Suite in D

Chris Ashman, trumpet & steel pan drums
Gail Hernández Rosa, violin & viola
Kit Massey, piano & violin
Kjell Nordeson, percussion
Dan Turkos, bass & octave mandolin


Friday July 29 2022 • 7:00 p.m. • Herbst Theatre

HANDEL Concerto Grosso in G Major
RAMEAU Suite from Dardanus
VIVALDI Concerto for 2 Violins in A Minor
BACH Missa in A Major

Elizabeth Blumenstock, violin
Tekla Cunningham, violin
Maya Kherani, soprano
Sarah Coit, mezzo-soprano
Matthew Hill, tenor
Mischa Bouvier, bass-baritone
American Bach Soloists
Jeffrey Thomas, conductor


Saturday July 30 2022 • 7:00 p.m. • Herbst Theatre

HANDEL Belshazzar

Maya Kherani, soprano
Nitocris, mother of Belshazzar

Sarah Coit, mezzo-soprano
Daniel, a Jewish prophet

Eric Jurenas, countertenor
Cyrus, Prince of Persia

Matthew Hill, tenor
Belshazzar, King of Babylon

Mischa Bouvier, bass-baritone
Gobryas, an Assyrian Nobleman

American Bach Soloists
American Bach Cantorei
Jeffrey Thomas, conductor


Sunday July 31 2022 • 4:00 p.m. • Herbst Theatre

BACH Orchestral Suite No. 3 in D Major
TELEMANN Concerto for Oboe in C Minor
TELEMANN Overture in G Major "Quixote's Burlesque"
HANDEL Water Music Suite No.1 in F Major

Stephen Hammer, oboe
American Bach Soloists
Jeffrey Thomas, conductor
Concert • Cocktails • Dancing • Dinner • Live Auction
Sunday October 2 2022 • 4:00 p.m. • San Francisco

Don your favorite Venetian mask and join Artistic Director Jeffrey Thomas and the musicians of American Bach Soloists as we celebrate Venice and raise needed funds to support the future work of ABS.
Wednesday December 14 2022 • 7:30 p.m.

HANDEL Messiah (Christmas portion – Part I)
VALENTINI Sinfonia per Il Santissimo Natale
PEZ Concerto Pastorale
CHARPENTIER “La Nuit
HANDEL “Hallelujah Chorus”

Maya Kherani, soprano
Aryeh Nussbaum Cohen, countertenor
James Reese, tenor
Christian Pursell, bass-baritone
American Bach Soloists
American Bach Choir
Jeffrey Thomas, conductor
Thursday December 15 2022 • 7:30 p.m.
Friday December 16 2022 • 7:30 p.m.

HANDEL Messiah
Foundling Hospital Version

Maya Kherani, soprano
Aryeh Nussbaum Cohen, countertenor
James Reese, tenor
Christian Pursell, bass-baritone
American Bach Soloists
American Bach Choir
Jeffrey Thomas, conductor
Saturday December 31 2022 • 4:00 p.m. • Herbst Theatre

Arias & Duets from
HANDEL Giulio Cesare, Radamisto, Semele, Apollo & Dafne
PURCELL King Arthur
RAMEAU Hippolyte et Aricie
VIVALDI La fida ninfa

Liv Redpath, soprano
Alex Rosen, bass
American Bach Soloists
Jeffrey Thomas, conductor
Exploring Great Artistry and Great Music
February 3–6 2023

BACH Concerto in D Minor for Harpsichord
VIVALDI Bassoon Concerto in B-flat Major “La notte
BACH Brandenburg Concerto No. 3 in G Major
TELEMANN Pastorella vagha bella
TELEMANN Sinfonia Spirituoso in D Major
GEMINIANI Concerto XII in D Minor “Follia
BACH Jauchzet Gott in allen Landen, Cantata 51

Hélène Brunet, soprano
Gabriel Benton, harpsichord
Steven Marquardt, trumpet
American Bach Soloists
Jeffrey Thomas, conductor
March 10–13 2023

TELEMANN Tafelmusik: Ouverture, Suite, and Conclusion in E Minor
MUFFAT Splendidae Nuptiae
VIVALDI Concerto for Flute in D Major "Il gardellino" (The Goldfinch)
BACH Musical Offering Trio Sonata in C Minor
GREENE Overtures in G Major and E Major

Sandra Miller, flute
Bethanne Walker, flute
American Bach Soloists
Jeffrey Thomas, conductor
May 5–8 2023

BLOW Chacony in G
HANDEL Apollo & Dafne
HANDEL Ode for St. Cecilia’s Day

Mary Wilson, soprano
Matthew Hill, tenor
Mischa Bouvier, bass-baritone
American Bach Soloists
Jeffrey Thomas, conductor
We're excited to welcome you back!
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