Learn & Engage

Annual Report 2021 - 2022

Emmanuel Music is your place to discover and take a deep dive into some of the most transcendent and enduring music ever written. Whether you’re a first-time listener, a musician, or a scholar, Emmanuel Music offers meaningful opportunities to engage with the works of Bach and composers he inspired.

The Cantata Experience
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"Every emotion is laid bare and dissected, and the painful paradoxes of being human are brought to vivid life.”
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Ways to Engage

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The Cantata Experience

"Every emotion is laid bare and dissected, and the painful paradoxes of being human are brought to vivid life."

If you're new to cantatas, start here.

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Coaching at the Bach Institute Winter Intensive

The Bach Institute

Season-long programming dedicated to performing and discussing the music of Bach. Apply to our Bach Institute Winter Intensive, sign up for a Cantata Conversation, or join us for a Chorale Sing.

Bach Institute Events
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Bach for You

We believe in the power of connection and introspection through music. Join us for Musical Sanctuary or Breathe with Bach.

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The Bach Institute

The Bach Institute offers participatory activities for all levels of Bach enthusiasts throughout our performance season.

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Bach For You
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Bach wrote some of the most sublime music, but that doesn't mean you should only observe it from a distance, on a pedestal. Here are some opportunities for self reflection and personal connection through the music of our favorite composer and those he inspired.

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This Love Unbound Artist Talkback

Sunday, April 30 after the 3pm performance
About an hour

Ryan Turner, Artistic Director
Shura Baryshnikov, choreographer
Haley Day, company dancer | Carley DeFranco, soprano | Krista River, mezzo | Mark Berger, viola | Clark Matthews, horn
Join us after Sunday’s performance for a panel discussion where we delve into the intricacies of the creative process for multi-disciplinary art. We will hear about this project from the perspective of dancer, musician, choreographer, and conductor. The conversation will be moderated by Director of Engagement, Megan Bisceglia, with the opportunity for audience members to ask questions at the end of the session.
BachLab Podcast
Come along with host Claudia Dorian as she holds conversations with our passionate community of musicians and thinkers, creating an engaging new way to connect to Bach at any level.
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Our volunteer opportunities are very flexible. You can volunteer with us on an occasional or regular basis, and we can put you where you are most comfort able and or interested in learning more.
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