Concert: Bach’s Christmas Oratorio 2023, Dec 16
Dec 16 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
“Shout for joy!” Back by popular demand, the Bach Society of Minnesota and the VocalEssence Ensemble Singers renew their collaboration to tell one of the greatest musical Christmas stories of all time. Hear three cantatas from Johann Sebastian Bach’s Christmas Oratorio as well as cantata 147, beloved for its setting of the tune “Jesu, Joy of Our Desiring.” Join us on this vivid musical journey through the mystery of the nativity led by Philip Brunelle and Matthias Maute, conductor of the Bach Society of Minnesota.
Tickets are currently available as part of a 2023-2024 Season Subscription.
- Orchestra of the Bach Society of Minnesota
- VocalEssence Ensemble Singers
- Matthias Maute, conductor
- Philip Brunelle, conductor
Christmas Oratorio, Cantata I
Christmas Oratorio, Cantata II
Cantata 147, part I
Christmas Oratorio, Cantata VI
THINGS TO KNOW
- This is the second time the Bach Society of Minnesota and VocalEssence have partnered to present Bach’s Christmas Oratorio. The first time occurred in December 2021.
Listen to the Bach Society of Minnesota and VocalEssence perform Cantatas I and VI of Bach’s Christmas Oratorio from their 2021 partnership.