In collaboration with VocalEssence Ensemble Singers
Cantatas I, III, V, VI
– Johann Sebastian Bach


Join us on this vivid magical journey through the mystery of the nativity in the beautiful Basilica of Saint Mary led by VocalEssence Artistic Director Philip Brunelle and Matthias Maute, with Evangelist, Nicholas Chalmers.

Friday, December 3, 2021 - 7:30 PM
Basilica of Saint Mary, Minneapolis

Bach's Christmas Oratorio Digital Concert

Bach’s Christmas Oratorio was filmed for digital release and posted here after the live performance so you can enjoy inspiration on your schedule. The digital concert includes highlights of the live concert; it does not include every piece performed in the live concert.

This digital concert is being offered free of charge. Please consider a making a donation to help us with the production costs.
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Nicholas Chalmers, Evangelist

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