Sunday, September 11 at 5pm
“Wachet! betet! betet! wachet!” BWV 70
“O Jesu, Christ, mein’s Lebens Licht,” BWV 118
The Bach Ensemble of St. Thomas
Carlton Monroe, Conductor
Featuring the Bach Choir & Vocal Soloists
Now featuring a Pre-Vespers Lecture at 4:30pm!
Led by Xavier University’s Douglas Easterling
The Bach Ensemble of St. Thomas’ 2016-17 season begins with a special Vespers service, dedicated to the memory of those who lost their lives in the September 11th attacks, fifteen years ago on this day. This Vespers service will feature The Bach Ensemble and the Bach Choir in Cantata 70, Wachet! betet! betet! wachet!, a motet: O Jesu, Christ, mein’s Lebens Licht, BWV 118 as well as the “Agnus Dei” from B-Minor Mass, BWV 232. Join us in commemorating this solemn day with the eternal music of Johann Sebastian Bach.