Connecticut Virtuosi Chamber Orchestra & Connecticut Lyric Opera to Present Bach Spring Festival

By David Salazar

The Connecticut Virtuosi Chamber Orchestra and Connecticut Lyric Opera have announced the Spring Bach Festival.

There will be two performances starting with a Cantatas showcase featuring soprano Kelly Whitesell, mezzo Rebeca Almeida, tenor Daniel Juarez, and bass Steven Fasano. The quaret will perform such works as BWV 8: “Liebster Gott, wenn werd ich sterben?” and BWV 170: “Vergnügte Ruh’, beliebte Seelenlust.”

Performance Date: March 6, 2022

Next up will be a performance of Bach’s “Magnificat BWV 234”

Performance Date: April 24, 2022

There will also be a series of other performances featuring many of Bach’s most notable concertos. There will also be a showcase featuring the Baroque Youth Ensemble. All performances are set for St. Cyril & Methodius Church.