Winter Musicale 2023
Gala Concert and Fundraising Dinner
Sunday, January 29, 2023
A Gala benefiting the 2023 Festival Season "A Bach-Fest!"
- When: Sunday, January 29, 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM
- Where: St. Mark Presbyterian Church, 2200 San Joaquin Hills Rd, Newport Beach
- What: A one-hour gala performance given by the Festival’s artistic director Elizabeth Blumenstock (violin), Judith Linsenberg (recorders), Alexandra Opsahl (recorder & cornetto), Eva Lymenstull (cello), Maxine Eilander (baroque harp) and Ian Pritchard (organ & virginals), of works by J.S. Bach and 17th-century Italian composers, followed by a fully-catered dinner.
- Why? To enjoy… a gala concert given by a group of the world’s top Baroque specialists, delicious food from Suzanne’s Catering, and hand-picked wines… while raising essential funds for the Festival’s 43rd Annual Season.
- What to wear? A gala performance in SoCal? Anything goes! Members of your Festival board will be in formal evening attire. Please enjoy this opportunity to “dress up” if you are so inclined!
Featured Program: Triple Trebles—a Trio of Baroque Birds
G. Gabrieli: Sonata XXI for three treble instruments and continuo
Marini: ‘La Foscarina’ for violin, cornetto and continuo
Uccellini: ‘La Luciminia contenta’ for violin and continuo & ‘La Bergamasca’ Chaconne
Turini: ‘E tanto tempo hormai’ for two recorders and continuo
Prelude BWV 999, arranged for solo harp
Allemande for solo organ, BWV 590
Sarabande from the second solo cello suite, BWV 1008
Adagio e dolce for recorder, violin and continuo from the third organ trio, BWV 527
Concert underwritten by the generous support of Thomas A. & Bonnie J. Pridonoff
Ticket Information & Sponsorship Opportunities
New this year, there is a minimum of a $250 per person contribution to attend the Winter Musicale:
- Individual – $250 (of which $125 is non-tax-deductible to defray costs of this gala event)
- Party of 6-8 – $2,000 – reserve a table for dinner for your group, plus priority concert seating
- Musician sponsorship $500+ (performers Judith Linsenberg, Alexandra Opsahl and Maxine Eilander are sponsored, thank you!)
- Full concert sponsorship $5,000 (Sponsored, thank you!)
- For June Festival underwriting opportunities please visit our Support page.