Madison Bach Musicians

Event Date: 
Friday, April 18, 2014 - 6:45pm - 9:00pm

Madison Bach Musicians (Trevor Stephenson, director) and the Madison Choral Project (Albert Pinsonneault, director) will collaborate in two performances of J. S. Bach's monumental masterpiece the Mass in B minor, BWV 232. The April 18 concert will be given in our Sanctuary at 7:30. The April 19 concert will be at the First Unitarian Society of Madison. The performances will feature a 24-piece period-instrument baroque orchestra, 5 outstanding vocal soloists, and a 17-voice professional choir from the Madison Choral Project. Internationally recognized early music specialist Marc Vallon (UW-Madison professor of bassoon) will conduct the performances. Madison Bach Musicians artistic director Trevor Stephenson will give a pre-concert lecture beginning at 6:45pm to discuss the period instruments, Bach’s compositional process for the Mass in B minor, and the important role this masterwork has played in shaping music history.

 

Posted on March 25, 2014 at 11:57 am in Upcoming Events.

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