Bach Vespers for Advent

Dec 11

6:00 PM

BACH, SCHÜTZ

Sunday, December 11, 2016

 

Christ the King Lutheran Church

2353 Rice Boulevard, Houston

 

Bach Vespers is offered without charge.

An offering will be taken to support the series.

This Vespers features Bach's early cantata based on one of Luther's most beloved Advent hymns, Heinrich Schütz's monumental Magnificat for four choirs, and more recent motets by Brahms and Distler that were influenced by Bach and Schütz.

PROGRAM

 

BACH

SCHÜTZ

BRAHMS

DISTLER

MUSICIANS

 

Bach Choir Houston

Bach Orchestra Houston

 

Rick Erickson, Director

Dorothy VanDine, Guest Organist

 

Nun komm, der Heiden Heiland, BWV 61

Pastorale, BWV 590

Nun lob, mein Seel, den HerrenSWV 41

O Heiland reiß, die Himmel auf

Es ist ein Ros entsprungen

Chaconne on Nun komm

PRE-VESPERS TALK

 

5:15 PM, Christ the King Church Parish Hall

 

Peter Loewen, Lecturer

 

PREVIEW

RECEPTION

 

Join us for a reception to meet the artists.

Christ the King Church Parish Hall.

Contact Us

 

2353 Rice Boulevard

Houston, TX 77005

info@bachsocietyhouston.org

713.400.0514

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