Announcing our 2015-2016 Season

Part of the Twin Cities Early Music Festival
A Variety of Bach
The Bach Society of Minnesota will present a concert of music by Bach which spans the range of his output. From his choral motet, Jesu, meine Freude to a solo aria from the Christmas Oratorio to a transcription of the second Brandenburg Concerto to the rarely heard but hilarious Quodlibet, there's music to please everyone. Performed by a select group from our choir and orchestra and directed by Paul Boehnke, you'll get a preview of part of our upcoming season.

Saturday, August 22, 8:00 pm
Hoversten Chapel | Augsburg College
625 22nd Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55454
For tickets, click here and then on the gold "Buy Tickets" button in upper right of page.
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From Palestrina to Bach
There are a mere 160 years between Palesrtina and Bach, yet in that time the world and western music changed dramatically. Time travel with us from the Renaissance to the Baroque, from Palestrina to Bach, and discover the music that fed and informed Bach's imagination.

Music by Palestrina, Monteverdi, Schutz, Kuhnau, J.C. Bach, and J.S. Bach

Saturday, October 17, 7:30 pm
Sundin Music Hall
Hamline University Campus
1531 Hewitt Avenue
St. Paul, MN

Sunday, October 18, 3:00 pm
Central Lutheran Church
259 West Wabasha Street
Winona, MN
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Loss, Healing and Acceptance
Expressing these universal theme, Cantatas 8,78, and 72 allow us a glimpse into Bach's emotional life and his beliefs. This music has the ability to inspire hope and confidence even as we face life's many challenges. Join our chorus, orchestra and soloists in a concert celebrating what it means to be human.

Cantata 8 (Liebster Gott, wenn werd ich sterben?)
Cantata 78 (Jesu, der du meine Seele)
Cantata 72 ( Alles nur nach Gottes Willen)

Saturday, February 27, 2016
7:30 pm
Sundin Music Hall
Hamline University Campus
1531 Hewitt Avenue
St. Paul, MN

Sunday, February 28, 2016
3:00 pm
Central Lutheran Church
259 West Wabasha Church
Winona, MN
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Baroque Music for Strings
The Bach Society is thrilled to offer an opportunity like no other. Early Music pioneer Sigiswald Kuijken, an innovative musician and musical philosopher brings to the stage his experience and insight as he directs and performs with the BSM orchestran. His role in the rediscovery of the viola da spalla has spawned interest and excitement throughout the Early Music
community. Come be part of history as this instrument and this musical giant make a rare Minnesota appearance. Music by Corelli, Schmelzer, Vivaldi, and Bach

Friday, April 1, 2016
7:30 pm
Sundin Music Hall
Hamline University Campus
1531 Hewitt Avenue
St. Paul, MN

Saturday, April 2, 2016
7:30 pm
Central Lutheran Church
259 West Wabasha Street
Winona, MN

Sunday, April 4, 2016
4:00 pm
Hvidsten Hall
Concordia College
901 8th Street South
Moorhead, MN

Download a PDF of our Season Brochure/Program

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