Baroque on Beaver is a joyful series of concerts offered each summer on Beaver Island, Michigan. Concerts include orchestral, choral, solo, and chamber ensemble, featuring professional performers. The performances focus on classical music, but you may hear jazz, popular, Broadway, spirituals, or whatever strikes the musicians’ fancy. “BonB” celebrates its 14th season in 2015, running from July 24th through August 2nd. Presented by the Beaver Island Cultural Arts Association. With the exception of benefit concerts, admission to Festival programs is open to the general public without charge and a free-will offering is gratefully appreciated and accepted at all events which makes a difference in our ability to provide quality programing.
Ensembles of the Baroque on Beaver Festival
The centerpiece of the festival, the Baroque on Beaver Festival Orchestra, is comprised of professional talent from orchestras all over Michigan, including Detroit Symphony, Grand Rapids Symphony, Ann Arbor Symphony, Midland Symphony and many more.
The Baroque on Beaver Festival Chorus is comprised of talented, volunteer choral singers who fill the ranks of this large chorus who perform with the Baroque on Beaver Festival Orchestra for the Saturday night concert.
The Baroque on Beaver Festival Chamber Chorale is a small chamber choir of professional singers from around the state of Michigan. This group sings with the Festival Orchestra and in their own afternoon concert.
Chamber music is presented by string quartets, woodwind quintets, brass ensembles and more. Chamber music features prominently throughout the week at the "B on B" festival
Look for our list of reasons to attend Baroque on Beaver. Here is Reason #10:
#10. Baroque on Beaver Music Festival, classically different - seriously fun. No words to memorize ….most of the time. BAROQUE ON BEAVER FESTIVAL – And All that JAZZ! (July 24 through August 2, 2015). ... See MoreSee Less