Festival Reviews & Media Coverage

2015-16 Season:

December 31, 2015
Sixth Annual Bellingham Festival of Music “Welcome Home” Concert January 2
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By Deborah Bernard, Entertainment News Northwest

December 30, 2015

Tickets on sale soon for Bellingham Festival of Music

By Margaret Bikman, Bellingham Herald

December 29, 2015

Pianist Cole Anderson plays ‘Welcome Home’ concert Jan. 2

By Margaret Bikman, Bellingham Herald




2013 Season:

July 3, 2013
The Bellingham Festival still going strong after two decades
By David Gordon Duke, Special to the Vancouver Sun

July 10, 2013
Hello, goodbye, it is really great to see you! Festival celebrates retiring musician
by John French

July 13, 2013
Ohlsson in orbit – Pianist wows festival crowd
by Christopher Key

July 15, 2013
Chambered! Festival musicians strut their stuff
by John French

July 17, 2013
Ole! – Romero’s return ravishing
by Christopher Key

July 21, 2013
Finale couldn’t be grander – Festival makes spectacular exit
by Christopher Key

July 21, 2013
Review: The Bellingham Festival of Music
By Melinda Bargreen, special to Classical KING FM

2012 Season:

Massively Mozart – Massively Mozart

Chambered! – Festival cruises into Fairhaven

Cello mania! – Harrell takes a bow

Denk’s for the memories – Festival opens 19th season

For whom the Bell tolls – Violinist rings Festival’s chimes

2011 Season:

Let the fireworks begin – BFOM brings Beethoven

Blown away! – Violinist takes festival by storm

Tasty concert at the PAC – Festival serves fine cuisine

Skeptical reviewer converted – Beautiful music, beautiful setting

A stellar trek – Festival gets adventurous

Ferocious finale – Festival caps stunning season

2010 Season:

Horacio esta caliente. Pianist rocks the PAC

Beyond virtuoso. Cellist elicits wows

On your feet!. Chamber concert enhances surroundings

Superstars at play. BFOM recital slightly revised

Variety is the spice of music. BFOM serves sensational smörgåsbord

With a bang, not a whimper. BFOM wraps season

2009 Season:

Festival of Music continues making magic in Bellingham

Katie’s home for Christmas

Da-da-da-dum! Festival orchestra rocks the PAC

A Grand Slam: Kovacevich masters Mozart

Brahms would approve: Festival orchestra, choir heavenly

Summit achieved! Festival Chamber Players rock

The noblest Roman of them all: An understated rock star