3.23.10, 3 PM: Bach’s Coffee Break! (SVBF, Three Notch’d Road)

Coffee Break!  Enjoy A midafternoon pick-me-up of complimentary coffee, courtesy of Cranberry’s Grocery and Eatery, proud purveyors of organic fair-trade beans locally roasted by the Staunton Coffee Company.   

And then settle back and enjoy a performance on period instruments by the  combined forces of the Shenandoah Valley Bach Festival and Three Notch’d Road – the Charlottesville Baroque Ensemble, featuring a complete performance of Bach’s delightful Coffee Cantata.

Program:    Download the Text & Translations 

Shenandoah Valley Bach Festival

Three Notch’d Road






Polonaise from OrchestraL Suite No. 2 in B minor, BWV 1067

Fiona Hughes, violin
David McCormick, violin
Ayn Balija, viola
Benjamin Wyatt, cello
Mary Boodell, flute
Peter Walker, bass  


Coffee Cantata, BWV 211

Download the Text & Translations 

Chelsie Propst, soprano
Brian Thorsett, tenor

Florence Jowers, continuo

Paul Weber, Conductor


This hour is sponsored by Cranberry’s in historic downtown Staunton, inviting you to “come Bach for Breakfast!”,

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