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PHOTO BY HUB WILLSON Jeff Chapman, baritone (J.S. Bach), above left, and Leslie Johnson, soprano (Maria Barbara Bach), above right, PHOTO BY HUB WILLSON Jeff Chapman, baritone (J.S. Bach), above left, and Leslie Johnson, soprano (Maria Barbara Bach), above right, "Young Meister Bach," 10:30 a.m. May 3, 10, Baker Hall, Zoellner Arts Center, Lehigh University, Bethlehem

107th Bethlehem Bach Festival schedule

Wednesday, April 30, 2014 by The Press in Focus

107th Bethlehem Bach Festival, May 2, 3, 9, 10, Lehigh University, Bethlehem

Greg Funfgeld, artistic director and conductor

Festival soloists: Agnes Zsigovis, soprano; Benjamin Butterfield, tenor; Rosa Lamoreaux, soprano; William Sharp, baritone; Daniel Taylor, countertenor; Daniel Lichti, bass

"Young Meister Bach" soloists: Leslie Johnson, soprano; Jeff Chapman, baritone; Stephen Ng, tenor; Brian Ming Chu, bass-baritone

May 2, 9

2 p.m., Distinguished Scholar Lecture: Dr. Michael Marissen, Black Box Theatre, Zoellner Arts Center. No ticket required

4 p.m., Cantata 106, "Gotteszeit ist die allerbeste Zeit"; Cantata 56, "Ich will den Kreuzstab"; Cantata 131, "Aus der Tiefe," Packer Memorial Church

5:30 p.m., Buffet Dinner, talk: Dr. Larry Lipkis, Asa Packer Room, Lehigh University Center

8 p.m., Cantata 19, "Es erhub sich ein Streit"; Cantata 78, "Jesu, der du meine Seele"; Cantata 34, "O ewiges Feuer," Packer Memorial Church

May 3, 10

10:30 a.m., "Young Meister Bach," "Coffee Cantata," Baker Hall, Zoellner Arts Center

10:30 a.m., Music by Bach and his contemporaries, Lute Duo: Ronn McFarlane, William Simms, Saal, Moravian Museum, Church Street, Bethlehem

12:30 p.m., Festival Lunch, Butz Lobby, Zoellner Arts Center

2:30 p.m., "The Mass in B Minor," Part 1; 4:30 p.m., Part 2, Packer Memorial Church

May 4

1 p.m., Young American Singer Competition, Peter Hall, Moravian College, Priscilla Payne Hurd Campus, Main and Church streets, Bethlehem. The 10 young finalists of national Bach vocal competition sponsored by the American Bach Society and the Bach Choir of Bethlehem each perform two Bach arias for a panel of judges. No ticket required.

Tickets: bach.org, 610-866-4382, 888-743-3100