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Classical Music
2018-19 Classical Music Season
Now through
June 8, 2019
11:00 A.M.
 
Early Music, 2018-19 Season

The Saint Peter’s Bach Collegium is a profesional vocal and instrumental ensemble directed by Bálint Karosi. The ensemble is dedicated to authentic musical performance on period instruments in a worship setting. The 2018-19 season features works by J.S. Bach (including the St. John Passion), Charpentier (In Nativitatem Domini Canticum), and Emilio de' Cavalieri (the early opera Rappresentatione di Anima, et di Corpo).

Sunday, December 9, 11 a.m.

J. S. Bach: Cantata BWV 36 Schwingt euch freudig empor / Soar joyfully upwards to the exalted stars

Saint Peter’s Bach Collegium Orchestra and Saint Peter’s Choir
Bálint Karosi, Conductor

Christmas Eve, December 24, 5 p.m.

Charpentier: In Nativitatem Dominum Canticum H. 416 with original choreography by Roberto Lara for Dance at Saint Peter’s
Saint Peter’s Bach Collegium Orchestra and Saint Peter’s Choir
Bálint Karosi, Conductor

Good Friday, April 19, 2019, 12:00 p.m.

J.S. Bach: The Passion According to Saint John is presented at Saint Peter's Church in its original setting: in liturgy on Good Friday, much as it would have been at Leipzig's Nikolaikirche on April 7, 1724. Cantor Bálint Karosi, winner of the Leipzig Prize, leads the Saint Peter's Choir, Bach Collegium, and soloists from the harpsichord.

Saint Peter’s Bach Collegium Orchestra and Saint Peter’s Choir
Bálint Karosi, Conductor

Memorial Vespers: Sunday, June 8, 2019, 4:00 p.m.

Emilio de' Cavalieri: Rappresentatione di Anima, et di Corpo, considered to be the earliest surviving opera.

Saint Peter’s Bach Collegium Orchestra and Saint Peter’s Choir
Bálint Karosi, Conductor