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The gorgeous city of Carmel-by-the-Sea plays gracious host once again to music lovers worldwide for the 78th edition of its famed Bach Festival. Led by artistic director and conductor Paul Goodwin,... Read more

Venue Details

7 Star Starred
Sunset Center Theater
San Carlos and 9th Carmel, CA 93921
831-620-2048
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4.9 average rating
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11 reviews
1 stars
attended Aug 01 2014

It was a great program and they saved the best for last - Mendelssohn's Italian! The performers are professional with a twist of fun and you always get a top-notch performance at Carmel Bach, and often some musical chuckles, too.

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11 reviews
1 stars
attended Jul 28 2014

Peter Hanson always puts together a great concert - wonderful music, plus the background stories and trivia he mentions when introducing each piece where his infectious joie de vivre and sense of humour shine through.
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8 stars
attended Jul 22 2013

I loved both concerts. The Sunset Center is beautiful and the sound is perfect no matter where you are sitting. The seats are so comfortable that I never got tired. That's unusual for me because I always ache somewhere after sitting for a long...continued

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Website

http://www.bachfestival.org/events

Description

Events are typically two hours in length with one 20-minute intermission, but some concerts may run longer.

Wednesday, July 15, 2015 at 5:00 PM
A Bach Prelude Church in the Forest
Friday, July 17, 2015
5:30 PM 2015 Gala: An Evening of Bohemian Wonder

Saturday, July 18, 2015
8:00 PM Fireworks and Harmony Week 1 (Opening Night)

Sunday, July 19, 2015
2:30 PM St. John Passion Week 1
8:30 PM Sunday Serenades at All Saints Church

Monday, July 20, 2015
11:00 AM All-Bach Organ Recital Week 1 at Carmel Mission Basilica
2:30 PM Bach and Dresden Week 1 at All Saints Church
8:00 PM Concertmaster Peter Hanson Presents Week 1 at Sunset Center Theater

Tuesday, July 21, 2015
1:00 PM Bach’s Brunch – Solo Suites Week 1 at Sunset Center Foyer
2:30 PM Sweet Harmonie Week 1 at All Saints Church
8:00 PM Inside the Music: The Magic Flute Week 1 at Sunset Center Theater

Wednesday, July 22, 2015
2:30 PM Bohemian Baroque Week 1 at All Saints Church
5:00 PM Bach in the Forest Week 1 at Church in the Forest
8:30 PM Spectrum of Masses Week 1 at Carmel Mission Basilica

Thursday, July 23, 2015
2:30 PM Composer Chat at Sunset Center Theater
5:00 PM Bach in the Cathedral Week 1 at San Carlos Cathedral
8:00 PM Authentic Brandenburg Concerti Week 1 at Sunset Center Theater

Friday, July 24, 2015
2:30 PM Czech Mates Week 1 at All Saints Church
8:00 PM Bach to Beethoven Week 1 at Sunset Center Theater

Saturday, July 25, 2015
11:00 AM The Underwater Adventure of Leonard and Rasmus at Sunset Center Theater
4:00 PM Youth Chorus Twilight at All Saints Church
8:00 PM Fireworks and Harmony Week 2 at Sunset Center Theater

Sunday, July 26, 2015
2:30 PM St. John Passion Week 2 at Sunset Center Theater
8:30 PM Romantic Quintets Week 2 at All Saints Church

Monday, July 27, 2015
11:00 AM All-Bach Organ Recital Week 2 at Carmel Mission Basilica
2:30 PM Bach and Dresden Week 2 at All Saints Church
8:00 PM Concertmaster Peter Hanson Presents Week 2 at Sunset Center Theater

Tuesday, July 28, 2015
1:00 PM Bach’s Brunch – Solo Suites Week 2 at Sunset Center Foyer
2:30 PM Sweet Harmonie Week 2 at All Saints Church
8:00 PM Inside the Music: The Magic Flute Week 2 at Sunset Center Theater

Wednesday, July 29, 2015
2:30 PM Bohemian Baroque Week 2 at All Saints Church
5:00 PM Twilight Quartets Week 2 at Church in the Forest
8:30 PM Spectrum of Masses Week 2 at Carmel Mission Basilica

Thursday, July 30, 2015
5:00 PM Bach in the Cathedral Week 2 at San Carlos Cathedral
8:00 PM Authentic Brandenburg Concerti Week 2 at Sunset Center Theater

Friday, July 31, 2015
2:30 PM Czech Mates Week 2 at All Saints Church
8:00 PM Bach to Beethoven Week 2 at Sunset Center Theater

Saturday, August 1, 2015
11:00 AM Coffee with Bach at Sunset Center Theater
1:30 PM Virginia Best Adams Masterclass Showcase at Carmel Presbyterian Church
7:30 PM Best of the Fest at Sunset Center Theater

About the Ticket Supplier: Carmel Bach Festival

The Carmel Bach Festival (CBF) began in 1935 as a four-day series of concerts at the Sunset School Auditorium and the Carmel Mission Basilica. Over the years, it grew to a three-week celebration of concerts, recitals, master classes, lectures, and open rehearsals, and in 2009 the Festival was shortened to two weeks. The Festival’s mission is to celebrate the works, inspiration and ongoing influence of Johann Sebastian Bach worldwide by immersing audiences in a festival experience integrating music, education and ideas. Under the leadership of Music Director and Conductor Paul Goodwin and Executive Director Debbie Chinn, the organization offers innovative artistic programming across all concerts, off-season activities to expand access outside Carmel and the Monterey Peninsula, and is taking strategic risks to cultivate younger and more diverse participants.