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Collegium Vocale Presents – Three Sacred Cantatas By J. S. Bach: Cantatas 5, 78, And 147
February 18, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm CST
Three Sacred Cantatas By J. S. Bach: Cantatas 5, 78, And 147
The COLLEGIUM VOCALE OF ST. LOUIS is proud to present “An Abundance of Grace: Sacred Cantatas by Johann Sebastian Bach,” a concert of Baroque sacred music on Sunday, February 18, 2018, 3:00 p.m. at Trinity Lutheran Church, 812 Soulard Street, 63104. Admission is free, but donations are gratefully accepted. Introductory remarks will be given by Dr. Bruce Carvell, Artistic Director, at 2:30 p.m.The program will feature a performance of Cantata 147, “Herz und Mund und That und Leben,” first presented early in Bach’s stay in Leipzig on July 2, 1723. Included in this cantata is the celebrated chorale setting, “Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring.” Also on the program will be Cantata 78, “Jesu, der du meine Seele,” for four voices, flute, oboes, strings, bassoon, and organ, first performed in September, 1724, as well as Cantata 5, “Wo soll ich fliehen hin?,” for four voices, trumpet, oboes, bassoon, strings, and organ, a cantata first performed in October, 1724. These wonderful and varied pieces range from those composed for a single voice through magnificent settings for large ensemble.