Anacortes Arts Foundation

Events

All-Star Bach

November 12, 2021 at 7:00 pm
Croatian Cultural Center, 801 Fifth St., Anacortes
$25 per person; cash or checks at the door.
Pandemic protocols observed. Vaccinations and masks required.

This performance is SOLD OUT

For reservations and inquiries go to CONTACT on the website.

Tamara Friedman and Jeffrey Cohan  1700's Lautenwerck  1700's Lautenwerck with tuning pins in place

Enjoy the unique sounds of a 1740s Lautenwerck (gut-strung harpsichord) as historical flute virtuoso Jeffrey Cohan and keyboardist Tamara Friedman traverse the rich repertoire of solo and chamber music of the Bach family.

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J.S. Bach: Fantasy and Caprice

January 14, 2022 @ 7pm
Croatian Cultural Center, 801 Fifth St., Anacortes
$25 per person; cash or checks at the door.
Pandemic protocols observed.  Vaccinations and masks required.
For reservations and inquiries go to CONTACT on the website.

2022 0114 Jillon Stoppels Dupree

Described as a "masterful harpsichordist and highly expressive artist," Jillon Stoppels Dupree received high praise for her recently-released solo Bach recording, with its "flamboyant panache, colorful contrasts, drama, and joyful exuberance."  Enjoy a rich variety of J.S. Bach's most theatrical repertoire, as she performs highlights from the recording: The Chromatic Fantasy and Fugue; the seldom-heard Capriccio on the Departure of His Most Beloved Brother, the joyous G Major Toccata, and the Sonata in D minor, Bach's own transcription of his Violin Sonata in A minor. 

The Artistry of Michael Partington

February 11, 2022

Award-winning British guitarist Michael Partington, praised by Classical Guitar Magazine for his "lyricism, intensity and clear technical command," will captivate you with his intimate interpretations of early works on his 19th-century guitars and neo-Baroque pieces on his modern instrument. His innate rhythmic understanding and delicate sense for tonal color combine to create memorable performances.

The Classical String Quartet

February 25, 2022

Violinist Elizabeth Blumenstock will head up a string quartet with violinist Cecilia Archuleta, violist Cunningham, and cellist Meg Brennard in performing two beloved works — Haydn’s Quartet in D minor, Op. 76, No. 2 (Quinten) and Mozart’s spectacular Quartet in C major, K. 465 (Dissonance). Spicing up the program will be a gem of a quartet by the seldom-heard Austrian master Carl von Dittersdorf.

Masterworks!

April 8, 2022

Page Smith, principal cellist of the Pacific Northwest Ballet, and Tamara Friedman, playing her replica of an 1802 Nannette Streicher fortepiano, will offer a robust concert of works by Bach, Beethoven, and Schubert.

In Her Voice

April 29, 2022

In a genre crowded and dominated by men, the baroque female composer efficaciously used her talents, artistry, and perspective to great consequent - now we must only choose to listen to her. Soprano Linda Tsatsanis and lutenist John Lenti reunite for a intimate concert of works by Barbara Strozzi, Francesca Caccini, Chiara Margarita Cozzolani, Elisabeth Jacquet de La Guerre, and Isabella Leonarda.