The Bach Ensemble of St. Thomas will present a unique work by J. S. Bach on Sunday, March 25, 5:00 p.m. as part of their monthly Bach Vespers service. Pergolesi’s Stabat Mater is one of the crown jewels of baroque sacred music, and Bach appreciated it enough to make his own arrangement with changes to help … Continue reading Bach Vespers for Palm Sunday
Bach Vespers in February Sunday, February 18, 5:00 p.m. pre-Vespers Lecture at 4:30 p.m. Bach: Cantata 93, Wer nur den lieben Gott läßt walten Vivaldi: Oboe Concerto in A minor, RV 461 St. Thomas Episcopal Church 100 Miami Avenue Terrace Park, Ohio During Bach’s tenure in Leipzig, he wrote no cantatas for the season of Lent, … Continue reading Bach Vespers for Lent, Feb. 18
Celebrate the New Year with the Bach Ensemble of St. Thomas! The next Bach Vespers on Sunday, January 14 will feature a performance of Bach's Cantata 21: Jesu, nun sei gepreiset (Jesus, Now Be Praised), a festive cantata with trumpets, strings, and timpani celebrating the conclusion of a happy, healthy year and the hope of blessings in … Continue reading Ring in the New Year with Bach Vespers
On Thanksgiving weekend, Sunday, November 26 at 5:00 p.m., the Bach Ensemble of St. Thomas will perform J. S. Bach’s cantata Wohl dem, der sich auf seinen Gott (“Happy is the man, who to his God”) as part of a Vespers service. The service will feature the instrumentalists of the Bach Ensemble along with vocal … Continue reading Thanksgiving Bach!
Handel's Messiah: A SING-ALONG! Monday, December 18 at 7:30pm Patron Ticket Packages and General Admission Name-Your-Own-Price Tickets Available Now! GET TICKETS NOW Sell tickets online with Ticketleap Join members of the Bach Ensemble of St. Thomas, along with Conductor Carlton Monroe and soloists for a rousing rendition of this timeless holiday classic! Enjoy the … Continue reading Messiah Sing-Along, Dec. 18
The Bach Ensemble of St. Thomas celebrates the 500th anniversary of the Reformation with J. S. Bach’s great Reformation Day cantata, Ein Feste Burg ist unser Gott, BWV 80 (“A Mighty Fortress is our God”) led by Director of Music Carlton Monroe. This cantata will be the centerpiece of the Bach Vespers on Sunday, October … Continue reading Bach Vespers for October: The Reformation
The Bach Ensemble of St. Thomas begins their eighth year with a Bach Vespers service featuring both a cantata and a motet by J. S. Bach. The prelude to the service will be his magnificent motet Singet dem Herrn nein neues Lied, BWV 225 while the service is centered around the cantata Nimm, was … Continue reading Bach Vespers Kick-Off