The Connecticut-based professional choir, CONCORA, recently named internationally-renowned Bach scholar, Dr. Christopher Shepard, as its new Artistic Director, following the retirement of founder, Richard Coffey. CONCORA is producing a unique Bach Festival this month, which will culminate in a performance of the St. John Passion on March 20, 2016 at 4:00pm at Immanuel Congregational Church in Hartford. Tickets are available here.
I conducted the following interview with Dr. Shepard in 2015 shortly after he accepted the position with CONCORA:
Congratulations on your appointment as CONCORA’s new Artistic Director! What is most exciting to you about assuming that post? Continue reading