The Bach Ensemble of St. Thomas, under the direction of Carlton Monroe, will perform J. S. Bach’s cantata Du sollt Gott, deinen Herren, lieben, BWV 77, as part of the Bach Vespers service at St. Thomas Episcopal Church on Sunday, May 5, 5:00 p.m. The performance will feature the Bach Choir, a 12-voice ensemble of … Continue reading Bach Vespers – May 5, 2019
This Sunday, April 14, the Bach Ensemble will perform Bach’s Cantata 159, Sehet, Wir gehn hinauf gen Jesrusalem as part of a Bach Vespers service at 5pm at St. Thomas Episcopal Church. Bach was not an opera composer, but cantata 159 has the drama, narrative, and characters of a great baroque opera. It is a fairly … Continue reading Bach Vespers for Palm Sunday
We had some changes to our Vespers and concert schedule for 2018-2019. Be sure to visit our season listing to see the most current version of our calendar.
CONCERT: BEST AT THE SORG Friday, October 5, 2018, 8:00pm Sorg Opera House, Middletown, Ohio Baroque Chamber Works by Scarlatti, Handel, and Bach BACH VESPERS Sunday, October 7, 2018, 5:00pm Jesu, der du meine Seele, BWV 78 BACH VESPERS FOR ALL SAINTS' Sunday, November 4, 2018, 5:00pm O Jesu Christ, mein Lebens Licht, BWV 118 … Continue reading A New Season of Bach!
The last Bach Vespers of our 2018-2019 season will be on Sunday, May 27 at 5:00 p.m., when the Bach Choir & Ensemble sing J. S. Bach’s Cantata 194, Höchsterwünschtes Freudenfest (“Welcome Joyous Festal Day”). This monumental work was written for Trinity Sunday and is an amazingly demanding work for vocalists and instrumentalists. Our soloists … Continue reading Bach and Brews!
The May Festival Youth Chorus, under the leadership of James Bagwell, will join the Bach Ensemble of St. Thomas for a Easter Bach Vespers on Sunday, April 22, 5:00 p.m. at St. Thomas Episcopal Church The MFYC will sing a choral prelude to the service, and will join with the BEST in presenting J. S. … Continue reading Bach Vespers for Easter