Oregon Bach Festival: 2017 KLCC Special Broadcast

Jun 28, 2017

Charles Daniels (left) and Simon Martyn-Ellis perform in KLCC's SELCO Performance Hall
Credit Photo by Eric Alan

KLCC's annual special broadcast celebrating the opening of the Oregon Bach Festival was held in KLCC's SELCO Performance Hall on Tuesday, June 27th. Featured were  two masterful performers: Tenor Charles Daniels and lutenist Simon Martyn-Ellis. Charles Daniels performs the role of the Evangelist in Bach's St. Matthew Passion and St. John Passion in this year's festival, and gives the Hinkle Distinguished Lecture. Simon Martyn-Ellis has built a worldwide reputation as a master on lute, theorbo, and baroque guitar, beginning in his native Australia, and performs as part of the OBF company. The broadcast was hosted by KLCC's Eric Alan and co-host Janelle McCoy, executive director of the Oregon Bach Festival.