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
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Bach Vespers – September 22, 2019
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 stillContinue reading “Bach Vespers – September 22, 2019”
The 2019-2020 Season
The B.E.S.T. in Concert!
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 ofContinue reading “The B.E.S.T. in Concert!”
BachNotes 5, Josefien Stoppelenburg
Soprano Josefien Stoppelenburg joins the podcast to discuss her background in music, growing up in the Netherlands, and why Baroque music is especially appealing to her.
February Podcast – Douglas Pew, composer
Listen to the latest BachNotes podcast, featuring a conversation with composer Douglas Pew.
Vocal Masterclass – March 2, 3:00 p.m.
Young Artist Recital, Feb. 1
The Bach Ensemble of St. Thomas presents the first Young Artist Recital as part of the 2019 Midwinter Festival on Friday, February 1, 7:30pm in the St. Thomas Parish Hall. The recital will feature three young artists–Amanda Olea, soprano, Ryan Montgomery, tenor, and Hayden Smith, baritone–in a program of operatic arias, art songs, and aContinue reading “Young Artist Recital, Feb. 1”
Bach Vespers for Epiphany
Erik Anderson in Recital
Friday, January 4, 7:30 p.m. Cellist Erik Anderson presents a unique evening of performance and conversation. With the music of Bach’s cello suites as the starting point, Erik guides the audience through a discussion of music, with music choices determined by the subject and nature of questions. Listen to the most recent BachNotes podcast toContinue reading “Erik Anderson in Recital”