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 still … Continue reading Bach Vespers – September 22, 2019

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 a … Continue reading Young Artist Recital, Feb. 1

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 to … Continue reading Erik Anderson in Recital

BachNotes Episode #3 – Erik Anderson

On this episode of the BachNotes Podcast, we speak with Erik Anderson, cellist and Professor of Music at Minot State University. Erik talks about his upcoming recital at St. Thomas as part of the Midwinter Festival. For more information, see You can stream this podcast above, or find it on iTunes, Google Play, or … Continue reading BachNotes Episode #3 – Erik Anderson