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Washington Bach Consort | Honor and Remembrance

Johann Sebastian Bach Motet: Der Gerechte kommt um
Johann Sebastian Bach Brandenburg Concerto VI, BWV 1051
Heinrich Schütz Musikalische Exequien, SWV 279
Johann Sebastian Bach Funeral Ode: Laß, Fürstin, laß noch einen Strahl, BWV 198

Rich sonority, sublime harmony, and complex instrumentation characterize this program that includes a deeply-felt funeral ode written to honor a beloved queen, and Schütz’s Exequien, a tribute to a friend and patron and one of the major works of the German choral repertoire before Bach. Bach himself looks back to the past with his arrangement of a motet originally attributed to his colleague Kuhnau, and the mood of reflection is carried over in the most introspective and somberly beautiful of the Brandenburg concertos.

2:00 pm Pre-Concert Lecture: Talking Bach is a series of free pre-concert lectures by noted Bach scholars one hour before performances at National Presbyterian Church. The series is open to all ticket holders.

Tickets $23-$65, Students 18 and younger $10, Pay Your Age 18-38
Go to www.bachconsort.org to purchase tickets

Event begins at 3:00PM

Presented by: Washington Bach Consort

Featured Artist(s): J. Reilly Lewis, Andrew Fouts

Categories: Music: Classical

Event Venue

National Presbyterian Church

4101 Nebraska Avenue, NW
Washington 20016
  • Sunday, March 10, 2013
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