Bach Vespers for Lent features Tallis

tallisThe Bach Vespers at St. Thomas will feature the Lamentations of Jeremiah by the English composer, Thomas Tallis, as part of its Bach Vespers for Lent on Sunday, February 17 at 4pm. Members of the Cincinnati Bach Ensemble-soprano Krista Cornish Scott, soprano Amanda Bower, alto Sarah Jackson, tenor Jeffrey Stivers and St. Thomas Director of Music and baritone Carlton Monroe-will sing the two separate compositions that make up the Lamentations.

The quintet will join with the Schola Cantorum of St. Thomas to sing Drop, Drop Slow Tears by Orlando Gibbons, as well as Psalms and service music.

This Vespers service is pleased to be a part of Cincinnati Early Music Festival. To learn more about this festival and other performances, please visit http://www.catacoustic.blogspot.com.

St. Thomas is a member of the Episcopal Music Trail.