April 2 Bach Vespers

April 2
Aus tiefer Not Schrei ich zu dir, BWV 38
Out of the depths I cry to you

Assistant Conductor Matthew Lee leads the Bach Ensemble in a performance of Cantata 38, a haunting setting of Martin Luther’s penitential hymn paraphrasing Psalm 130. This observation of Palm Sunday evening includes the ancient echoes of Bach’s aria “Es ist Vollbracht”, and the pensive violin sonata in B Minor. Reception to follow

4:30 p.m.       Pre-Vespers Lecture

5:00 p.m.      Bach Vespers

Sonata No. 1 in B Minor for Violin and Harpsichord, BWV 1014

“Es ist Vollbracht” from The St. John Passion (Bach)

The Bach Ensemble and Choir
Matthew Lee, conductor

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