Mount Angel Abbey Bach Festival


Established in 1971, the Abbey Bach Festival invites national and international musicians for a three-day classical music celebration. Guests enjoy vespers with the monks, an organ or choir performance followed by a buffet picnic supper and a featured performance in the Damian Center.


July 2019 Abbey Bach Festival

48th Annual Abbey Bach Festival

Wednesday, July 24-Friday, July 26, 2019


Big Horn Brass - three night extravaganza

Damian Center

Featuring: Artistic director - Alon Goldstein, piano; Bergmann Duo; Fine Arts Quartet

Wednesday - The Art of Imagination

Moonlight Sonata - Beethoven; Elvira Madigan, Concerto no. 21 - Mozart; Selected Sonatas – Scarlatti

Thursday - The Three Bs: Bach, Beethoven and Brahms

Preludes and Fugues for String Trio - Bach; String Quartet - Beethoven; Piano Quintet in f minor, Op. 34 - Brahms

Friday - From Bach to Broadway

Bach, Johann Strauss, Chick Corea, Piazolla, Bernstein's West Side Story…

Plan now to share a picnic and great music at the Abbey

Br Lorenzo buffetConcerts are held at Mount Angel Abbey, 50 miles from Portland in the Willamette Valley.  The evening starts with vespers in the Abbey Church followed by a short concert. A picnic buffet with options for every palate plus wine, dessert and coffee follows on the lawn in front of the church. The feature performance is in the Damain Performance Center.
  • 5:20 PM – Vespers (optional) in the Abbey church
  • 6:00 PM – Musical performance in the Abbey church
  • 6:30 PM – Buffet Picnic Supper
  • 8:00 PM – Feature performance in the Damian Center

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