St. John Passion

Saturday, March 26, 2022 at 7.00pm

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Ach Gott, wie manches Herzeleid,

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Simone Dinnerstein & Bach

Saturday, June 4, 2022 at 7.00pm

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Ach Gott, wie manches Herzeleid, BWV 3

January 16, 2022 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

St. John Passion

March 26, 2022 at 7.00pm

Emmanuel Music continues its tradition of exploring Bach’s most challenging and controversial works. This highly charged rendering of the Gospel of John is presented on the heels of conversations and lectures that engage with its troubling text—revealing this masterpiece of searing real-time drama and deeply felt emotion as absolutely essential listening.

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Due to the current Covid climate, we have decided to postpone our Bach Institute Winter Intensive. Please stay tuned for more information on rescheduling.

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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