The Next Generation: Oregon Bach Festival's New Artistic Director Matthew Halls By Eric Alan • Jun 25, 2014 ShareTweetEmail The Oregon Bach Festival’s new artistic director Matthew Halls speaks with Eric Alan about this year’s festival, and his vision for both the artistic and educational components in future years to come. Listen Listening... / 8:59 Interview with Matthew Halls (on-air version). Listen Listening... / 16:48 Extended interview with Matthew Halls. Matthew Halls Tags: Oregon Bach FestivalUniversity of OregonMatthew HallsJ.S. BachShareTweetEmailView the discussion thread.