ORGANIST TOM MUELLER, CONCORDIA UNIVERSITY IRVINE J.S.BACH: INFLUENCESANDINFLUENCE B ach’s incorporation of regional and historic musical styles is a defining feature of his compositional output. This recital on the Centennial Organ will present selected organ works of Bach alongside contextualizing pieces by his predecessors, contemporaries, and followers. FRIDAY, MARCH 20 7:30 PM | HARLEN ADAMS THEATRE STAGE $15 ADULT | $13 SENIOR $6 YOUTH & CHICO STATE STUDENT THEBESTOFBACH V ocal soloists Dara Scholz, Ryan Downey, and Amanda Glover, accompanied by Timothy Westerhaus, bring their favorite Bach arias to the stage of Zingg Recital Hall. Come and enjoy the exquisite solo vocal music from the B-minor mass, “St. Matthew” and “St. John Passions,” and the cantatas of Johann Sebastian Bach. SATURDAY, MARCH 21 7:30 PM | ZINGG RECITAL HALL $15 ADULT | $13 SENIOR $6 YOUTH & CHICO STATE STUDENT BACH MAGNIFICAT & RUTTER MAGNIFICAT WHAT’SOLDISNEW T he North Valley Chamber Chorale and the CSU, Chico Chamber Singers join forces to present the eternally popular Magnificat of Johann Sebastian Bach, and the gorgeous and exciting Magnificat of contemporary composer John Rutter. SUNDAY, MARCH 22 2 PM | HARLEN ADAMS THEATRE $20 ADULT | $18 SENIOR $6 YOUTH & CHICO STATE STUDENT ORGAN MASTERCLASS Tom Mueller, Concordia University Irvine, offers a masterclass for organists around the North State. Sponsored in part by the American Guild of Organists. SATURDAY, MARCH 21 10 AM | HARLEN ADAMS THEATRE STAGE FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC* LECTURE BACH’SLEIPZIGORGANWORKS: HISTORY,CONTEXT,ANDINFLUENCES Compared to the first decades of his professional career, Bach’s focus on organ composition declined during his tenure in Leipzig. However, important works such as the Clavier-Übung III, the Canonic Variations, and revisions to existing pieces date to this time period. This lecture will explore the history, influence, and context of these works. SATURDAY, MARCH 21 3 PM | ROWLAND-TAYLOR RECITAL HALL FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC* 42 CHICO STATE SCHOOL OF THE ARTS 2019–2020 *Seating Restrictions apply—see page 32 THREE WONDER FILLED DAYS OF BACH