Bach Vespers for Easter

Apr

29

Sunday, April 29, 2018 | 6:00 P.M.

Christ the King Lutheran Church

2353 Rice Boulevard, Houston

 

Bach Vespers is presented without charge.

An offering will be accepted.

The 2017–18 season concludes with Bach Vespers celebrating Eastertide. Bach’s fantastic Easter cantata Bringet dem Herrn Ehre seines Namens is a tour de force, complete with tremendous choral-orchestral fugues, a striking sinfonia, and gorgeous arias, all performed by the Bach Choir and Bach Orchestra, with strings, three oboes, and baroque trumpet.

PROGRAM

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J.S. BACH                Bringet dem Herrn Ehre

                                  seines Namens, BWV 148

ECCARD                 Übers Gebirg Maria geht

MENDELSSOHN   Erhaben, O Herr, über

                                    alles Lob, Op. 79, No. 3

PRE-VESPERS TALK

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5:15 P.M. with Gregory Barnett

 

Dr. Gregory Barnett is Professor and Chair of Musicology at Rice University and is a scholar of baroque-era instrumental music and instruments and the music of J.S. Bach.

 

ARTISTS

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Rick Erickson, Conductor

Bach Choir

Bach Orchestra

RECEPTION

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Join us for a reception after the

performance to meet the artists.

 

Contact Us

 

2353 Rice Boulevard

Houston, TX 77005

info@bachsocietyhouston.org

713.400.0514

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