Festival Tickets Go on Sale

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

Bellingham, WA – January 10, 2012 Individual and season tickets to the Bellingham Festival of Music 2012 program will go on sale shortly, announced Festival Board Chair John H. Binns, Jr. Season tickets go on sale on January 17, with ticket prices of either $179.00 or $219.00, depending on seating location. Tickets are available by calling or emailing the WWU box office (360-650-6146; boxoffice@wwwu.edu).

“With such extraordinary musicians as violinist Joshua Bell and cellist Lynn Harrell among the guest artists, this season promises to be one of the most exciting in festival history,” said Binns. “We wanted to get an early start on ticket sales to make sure that everyone interested will be able to attend.”

Individual tickets will go on sale on February 1. Prices are $33.00 and $43.00 for concerts at the WWU Performing Arts Center. Student tickets are $12.00. Tickets for the concert at the Mount Baker Theatre featuring guest violinist Joshua Bell range from $29.00 to $59.00. Tickets to the annual Chamber Music By the Bay concert at the Bellingham Cruise Terminal are priced at $45.00. Tickets for the guitar recital at Christ the Servant Lutheran Church, featuring renowned guitarist Pablo Villegas, are priced at $20.00. All tickets are available from the WWU box office. Tickets to the concert at the Mount Baker Theatre are also available through the Mount Baker Theatre box office.

For other ticket purchasing options and for information about the 2012 season, please visit www.bellinghamfestival.org.

The Bellingham Festival of Music is one of America’s premier virtuoso orchestra festivals. Members of the orchestra all hold artistically prestigious positions elsewhere, and many of them are principal players in major North American symphony orchestras. Now in its 19th season, the Festival recently received two consecutive grants from the National Endowment for the Arts. Selections of concert performances are often broadcast by NPR Performance Today and KING-FM.

For more information contact the Bellingham Music Fesitval office at 360-201-6621

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