Bach fans will rejoice with the four “Bach to Bach” concerts planned for the Arizona Bach Festival 2014.
First up is the maestro’s E Major Keyboard Concerto and the two Cantatas drawn from it, 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 11 at All Saints’ Episcopal Church, 6300 N. Central Ave. The concert features Dr. Guy Whatley, with harpsichord, orchestra, and vocal soloists.
Next, enjoy the “Wayward Sisters” Baroque Ensemble in an all-Bach program, 3 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 12 at Camelback Bible Church, 3900 E. Stanford Drive.
Pianist Kimiko Ishizaka plays the “Goldberg Variations” and well-tempered Clavier Book One, 3 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 19 at Central United Methodist Church, 1875 N. Central Ave.
The festival closes on Sunday, Jan. 26 as Organist Jonathan Dimmock plays an all-Bach program on the glorious Visser organ at All Saints’ Episcopal Church, 6300 N. Central Avenue. The concert begins at 3 p.m.
A pre-concert talk precedes each event one hour prior to the concert. Tickets are $22 in advance and $25 at the door for all concerts except the first one, which is $27 in advance and $30 at the door. A special Festival Pass for all four concerts also is available for $85.