Chamber Music Festival

Folktales & Myths

October 23, 2021 at 8.00pm


October 24, 2021 at 3.00pm

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Schmücke dich, o liebe Seele, BWV 180

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Schmücke dich, o liebe Seele, BWV 180

October 17, 2021

Continuing our 50-year old tradition, Emmanuel Music presents Bach's astounding human document, in the liturgical setting for which it was intended, as well as other sacred works. Sundays at 10.00 am September 26-May 15.

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21-22 Season

Folktales & Myths

October 23-24, 2021

Our yearly Chamber Music Festival takes on the enchanting theme of Folktales & Myths, exploring storytelling through classical music. Featuring compositions by living composers Gabriela Lena Frank, Julian Grant, and John Harbison along with pieces by Bach, this two day chamber festival continues the long tradition of using music as a tool to pass down myths and folktales throughout time.

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through October 31, 2021

Announcing auditions for our 12th annual Bach Institute Winter Intensive for college age students and emerging professionals January 5-17, 2022. Submit your application by October 31, 2021.

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An essential destination for Bach performance and scholarship, Emmanuel Music offers inspiring artistry and experiences—welcoming both the seasoned listener and the newly curious—and exuberantly fulfills a vital and unique role in both the Boston and global cultural landscape.

This Season at Emmanuel Music

Emmanuel Music, under the artistic direction of Ryan Turner, is thrilled to announce our 2021-2022 season. In addition to Emmanuel Music’s foundational Bach Cantata Series on Sunday mornings as the Ensemble-in-Residence at Emmanuel Church, this season includes two mainstage concerts, a Chamber Music Festival, and an intimate free chamber series, the Lindsey Chapel Series.

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The Bach Institute, now stretched across the entire performance season, is designed to be open and inclusive, providing access to learning about Bach's music and engaging in participatory activities designed for music professionals, aficionados, amateurs, and the public.

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