Ensemble-in-Residence at St. Thomas In conjunction with the Bach Ensemble of St. Thomas IN CONCERTSunday, April 11, 5:00 p.m.Link to view performance: https://youtu.be/toizwSQMvYk The Bach Ensemble is proud to introduce you to Cincinnati's newest early music ensemble, Seven Hills Baroque. Dedicated to historically informed performances, the 7HB features some of our areas most talented musicians. We hope … Continue reading Introducing Seven Hills Baroque!
Back to Bach! A Conversation and Recital Erik Anderson, celloSunday, 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 … Continue reading Events – 2021
A message from the Artistic Director: I am very pleased to share the good news: Bach is Back! The Bach Ensemble of St. Thomas has been on an extended hiatus as we grappled with the effects of the pandemic through 2020 and into this year. Because the heart and soul of the BEST experience has … Continue reading Bach is Back!
The Bach Ensemble of St. Thomas is sorry to announce that this Sunday's Bach Vespers service has been cancelled, due to concerns regarding the COVID-19 pandemic. We do so with heavy hearts, as we recognize that in difficult times art can bring comfort and inspiration to us all. But given the concerns about gatherings of … Continue reading Bach Vespers for March 15 CANCELLED
My vessel of sorrow is completely filled up with tears Sunday, February 9, 5:00 p.m. The Bach Ensemble of St. Thomas will perform J. S. Bach’s Cantata 13 “My Sighs, My Tears” as part of the Bach Vespers service on Sunday, February 9, 2020 at 5:00 p.m. at St. Thomas Episcopal Church. Although composed … Continue reading Bach Vespers – February 9, 2020
FRIDAY, JANUARY 10, 7:30pm The Bach Ensemble of St. Thomas welcomes back cellist Erik Anderson for an evening of stimulating conversation and exquisite music making on Friday, January 10 at 7:30pm at St. Thomas. Erik is joined by B.E.S.T. Artistic Director Carlton Monroe and this season's Young Artists Hayley Maloney, Kate Gardin, and Mish Eusebio. … Continue reading Recital: Erik Anderson, cello
I am the voice of one crying in the wilderness. Sunday, December 8, 5:00 p.m. The Bach Ensemble of St. Thomas presents a Baroque gem, Bach’s Cantata 132, Bereitet die Wege, bereitet die Bahn (“Prepare the way, prepare the roads”) on Sunday, December 8, at 5:00pm at St. Thomas Episcopal Church. Cantata 132 is a … Continue reading Bach Vespers – December 8, 2019
Life and death are one thread, the same line viewed from different sides. -Lao Tzu Two cantatas, and two perspectives. The May Festival Youth Chorus joins with the Bach Ensemble of St. Thomas to present two cantatas, composed nearly three hundred years ago, that resonant with the same questions that we face today. Join us … Continue reading Bach Vespers – November 24, 2019
We are Storytellers. Ich geh und suche mit Verlangen, BWV 49 - J. S. Bach The story of a wedding is at the heart of Bach's Cantata 49, Ich geh und suche mit Verlangen, which the Bach Ensemble of St. Thomas will perform on Sunday, October 20 at 5:00pm as part of a Bach Vespers service. … Continue reading Bach Vespers – October 20, 2019
The Bach Ensemble of St. Thomas announces auditions for Principal Singers and Young Artists for the 2019-2020 season. For detailed information on these opportunities: B.E.S.T. Young Artist Program B.E.S.T. Principal Singers