Events – 2021

Back to Bach! A Conversation and Recital

Erik Anderson, cello
Sunday, February 21, 5:00 p.m.
Via Zoom (register to attend here)

Cellist and BEST friend Erik Anderson returns for another invigorating afternoon of conversation and great music. Using the music of J. S. Bach as a backdrop, Erik leads a fascinating discussion, encouraging comments and questions from the audience.

Register to attend here!

Virtual Vespers, BWV 55

Mish Eusebio, soloist
Sunday, March 7, 5:00 p.m.
Premiered on Youtube

The BEST returns with a virtual performance of Cantata 55, with tenor Mish Eusebio as soloist. Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra oboist Lon Bussell performs a solo sonata by C. P. E. Bach, and Artistic Director Carlton Monroe will share a special reflection.

Concert: Seven Hills Baroque

Sunday, April 11, 5:00 p.m.
Premiered on Youtube

Cincinnati’s exciting new ensemble, Seven Hills Baroque, will present its first concert in vitual fashion.

The New Fritts Organ at St. Thomas

Jason Gunnell
Wednesday, April 14, 7:00 p.m.

St. Thomas and Bach Ensemble organist Jason Gunnell will present a live-streamed lecture on Youtube introducing the new instrument to be installed in 2021. Jason will give an overview of the basic anatomy of an organ, tour the current instrument in the church, and then share details of the new instrument from master-builder Paul Fritts of Tacoma, Washington.

Virtual Vespers, BWV 35

Lauren McAllister, alto
Sunday, May 2, 5:00 p.m.

The BEST concludes its spring series with a performance of Cantata 55 with soloist Lauren McAlister.

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