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
To understand is to tremble. -Harold Brodkey Herr, Gehe Nicht Ins Gericht mit Deinem Knecht, BWV 105 - J. S. Bach The power of awe is at the heart of the first cantata of the Bach Ensemble's 2019-2020 season of Vespers services. Cantata 105 was first performed in 1723 in Leipzig, Germany, but it still … Continue reading Bach Vespers – September 22, 2019
Basilica Concert - Sunday, March 24, 3pm The Parish Choir and Choristers of St. Thomas will join with the Bach Ensemble in presenting a concert at the Cathedral Basilica of the Assumption in Covington, Kentucky on March 24 at 3:00 p.m. The concert is part of the Cathedral’s Concert Series and will be part of … Continue reading The B.E.S.T. in Concert!