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2023–24 Season

Welcome to a new year of Bach in Houston! Our season is a mix of beloved traditions — Bach Vespers, the New Year's Day organ recital, and performances in the stunning galleries of the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston — alongside special treats: Bach on five keyboards, the heart-rending Cello Suites, and Johann Sebastian's monumental Christmas Oratorio and St. John Passion, and much more. Join the Bach Society as we continue celebrating the masterpieces of one of the world's greatest composers.

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Saturday, October 7, 2023 | 3:30 P.M.

Oktoberfest Bach Vespers

The season opens with a Bach Vespers centered around the virtuosic cantata Die Elenden sollen essen.


Monday, January 1, 2024 | 6:00 P.M.

New Year's Day Organ Concert

To ring in the New Year, international award-winning organist Bryan Anderson presents a concert on the Bach Organ.

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Sunday, March 24, 2024 | 6:00 P.M.

Bach: St. John Passion

The Bach Choir and Orchestra present their new English translation of the St. John Passion on its 300th anniversary.

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Friday, May 10, 2024 | 7:00 P.M.

Baroque Music in the Americas

The Bach Choir presents music composed in the Americas during Bach's life at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston.

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Saturday, November 4, 2023 | 3:30 P.M.

Bach on Five Keyboards

Back by popular demand, Rick Erickson and Ben Kerswell play Bach's works on two organs, two harpsichords, and piano.

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Saturday, February 3, 2024 | 3:30 P.M.

Bach Vespers

Featuring Halt im Gedächtnis Jesum Christ, BWV 67, on the 300th anniversary of its premiere.

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Friday, March 29, 2024 | 3:00 P.M.

Erickson: St. John Passion

The Bach Choir collaborates with Christ the King Lutheran Church's Choir in presenting Erickson's St. John Passion.


Saturday, December 9, 2023 | 3:00 P.M.

Christmas Oratorio

The Bach Choir and Orchestra present Parts 4–6 of the Christmas Oratorio at the Brockman Hall for Opera.


Friday, February 23, 2024 | 7:00 P.M.

Suites for Solo Cello

Louis-Marie Fardet performs Bach's solo works for cello at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston.


Friday, April 19, 2024 | 7:00 P.M.

Instrumental Delights

Members of the Bach Orchestra perform sonatas for violin and harpsichord at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston.

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