WHEN: 3rd Wednesdays, 7-8 pm where: S. CLEMENT's CHURCH directions | parking | Dining admission: pay-what-you-wish, suggested donation $25 paid at the door. features: 1-hour programs, live notes by artistic director; a J.S. Bach work complemented by related music from all periods, including new music; post-concert reception with performers and peers.
SEPTEMBER 20* Chamber program with Philadelphia Bach Collegium: "J.S. Bach: Mentors, Colleagues and Students"
OCTOBER 18 Heinrich Schütz Musikalische Exequien J.S. Bach: Motet BWV 228 Fürchte dich nicht Knut Nystedt: Immortal Bach
NOVEMBER 15 J.S. Bach: Cantata BWV 79 Gott der Herr ist Sonn und Schild David Carpenter: By Gracious Powers, a World Premiere Sacred choral works from XVI-XX centuries shaped by the Lutheran Reformation
* These chamber programs are produced and presented by members of the Philadelphia Bach Collegium, a chamber ensemble of period instruments, a resident of the Bach Festival of Philadelphia.
Claudio Monteverdi: Vespers of 1610 New Year's Eve, Sunday, December 31 @ 4PM S. Clement's CHurch Admission: Early bird: $10-30 ($15-45 after Nov 30) (Ticket sales start in September 2017)
The recently established tradition of a New Year’s Eve celebration marks Claudio Monteverdi’s 450th birthday, and features his timeless Vespro della Beata Vergine (1610) in this historically informed performance.
Join us to celebrate the 70th anniversary of Michael Korn, the founder of Bach Festival, the Philadelphia Singers, and Chorus America. The American choral conductor and organ virtuoso, Korn died at the age of 44 in Philadelphia.
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Choral Arts Philadelphia receives state arts funding support through a grant from the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts, a state agency funded by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and the National Endowment for the Arts, a federal agency.