Bach Vespers for Easter
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.
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
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.
Rick Erickson, Conductor
Join us for a reception after the
performance to meet the artists.