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Choral Union & Chamber Orchestra – Part 2

Bach’s St. Matthew Passion

Beverly Taylor, conductor

A sacred oratorio written by Johann Sebastian Bach in 1727 for solo voices, double choir and double orchestra, with libretto by Picander (Christian Friedrich Henrici). It sets chapters 26 and 27 of the Gospel of Matthew (in the German translation of Martin Luther) to music, with interspersed chorales and arias. It is widely regarded as one of the masterpieces of classical sacred music.

Credit: Wikipedia. Read more here.

This concert will be divided into two segments. One ticket admits to each segment.

First half: 4 pm

Intermission

Second half: 7 pm.

Buy tickets online.

To purchase in person, see our ticketing page.

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Choral Union & Chamber Orchestra – Part 1

Bach’s St. Matthew Passion

Beverly Taylor, conductor

A sacred oratorio written by Johann Sebastian Bach in 1727 for solo voices, double choir and double orchestra, with libretto by Picander (Christian Friedrich Henrici). It sets chapters 26 and 27 of the Gospel of Matthew (in the German translation of Martin Luther) to music, with interspersed chorales and arias. It is widely regarded as one of the masterpieces of classical sacred music.

Credit: Wikipedia. Read more here.

This concert will be divided into two segments. One ticket admits to both segments.

First half: 4 pm

Intermission

Second half: 7 pm.

Buy tickets online.

To purchase in person, see our ticketing page.

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Guest Recital: Blaise Magniere, violin

Violinist Blaise Magniere from the Avalon Quartet, in residence at the Northern Illinois University, will perform Bach’s solo sonatas No. 1 and 3 and partita No. 1.

 

Master class: Feb. 12. 9 AM, Morphy Hall.