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Bach Akademie Charlotte: Bach and the Class of '85

Christ Episcopal Church
1412 Providence Road
Charlotte, NC 28207

Bach Akademie Charlotte
Scott Jarrett, conductor
with the University of Iowa Kantorei

Tickets available HERE


SCHÜTZ Selig Sind die Toten, SWV 391 (from Geistliche Chormusik, Op 11)
D. SCARLATTI Stabat Mater
MONTEVERDI Audi coelum (from Vespro della Beata Virgine, 1610)
BACH Komm, Jesu, Komm, BWV 229
SCHÜTZ Musikalische Exequien, Op. 7, SWV 279-281
  I. Concert in Form einer teutschen Begräbnis-Missa
  II. Motette: Herr, wenn ich nur Dich habe
  III. Canticum B. Simeonis: Herr, nun lässest Du deinen Diener

Arguably the world’s most famous musician, Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750) produced over 1,100 pieces of music in his lifetime, a legacy that continues to inspire musicians and audiences around the globe. A “Bach Akademie” is a German term, and indeed a tradition, for a collection of musical events and other activities focused on the study of Bach and his influence in his time and ours.

Soprano: Margaret Carpenter Haigh, MaryRuth Lown, Nola Richardson, Sarah Yanovitch
Alto: Jay Carter, Liz Eschen
Tenor: Patrick Muehleise, Steven Soph
Bass: John Buffett, Jason Steigerwalt

Continuo: Guy FIshman, cello; John Lenti, theorbo; Nicolas Haigh, organ