Sunday, December 19, 2021 at 3.00pm

Christmas in Leipzig

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Wachet! betet! betet! wachet!, BWV 70

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Wachet! betet! betet! wachet!, BWV 70

December 5, 2021 at 10.00am

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

Christmas in Leipzig

December 19, 2021 at 3.00pm

The Chorus and Orchestra of Emmanuel Music return joyfully for celebratory music from Bach’s first Christmas in Leipzig (1723). A perennial favorite, Bach’s Magnificat is paired with the rarely performed Cantata, BWV 63. Bach brings to life the humble mystery and joy of the season, juxtaposing music both virtuosically dazzling and inwardly poignant.

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Cantata Conversations

November 10, 17, & Dec 1, 2021
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Join us for a series of three online conversations led by Pamela Dellal, Co-Director of the Bach Institute. While Bach cantatas are often filled with sophisticated musical and theological elements, our discussions will focus on what’s immediately engaging and appealing about these works.

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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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