PERFORMANCE

Bach Interactions: A Dynamic Performance & Learning Experience

About the Series

Nine virtual programs offer some of the finest works in the cantata and oratorio repertory. You’ll enjoy the Washington Bach Consort as you’ve never heard them before, but you’ll also gain revelations and insights into the music itself coming from our two resident Bach scholars, Michael Marissen and Daniel R. Melamed. Supported in part by grants from the National Endowment for the Humanities and the J. Reilly Lewis Legacy Fund, Bach Interactions is a new digital concert experience offering the expressive heights of Bach’s musical language as well as the story behind its creation.

The series features three renowned cantatas, Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme, BWV 140, Aus der Tiefen rufe ich, Herr, zu dir, BWV 131, and Nun komm der Heiden Heiland, BWV 61, followed by all six parts of Bach’s beloved Christmas Oratorio, BWV 248.  Each part will be presented on its intended day of liturgical observance, over the twelve days of Christmas to the Feast of the Epiphany (January 6).

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A Voice in the Abyss
Aus der Tiefen rufe ich, Herr, zu dir, BWV 131

Daniel R. Melamed
Presenter

Streamed Events:
Thursday, October 22, 2020 at 8 p.m. on Facebook
Sunday, October 25, 2020 at 5 p.m. on YouTube

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685–1750)
Aus der Tiefen rufe ich, Herr, zu dir, BWV 131

Dictum [Chorus] Dictum with chorale [solo] Dictum [Chorus] Dictum with chorale [solo] Dictum [Chorus]

Soloists:

Katelyn Aungst
soprano

Reginald Mobley
countertenor

Jacob Perry, Jr.
tenor

Jonathan Woody
bass

Geoffrey Burgess
oboe

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Vocalists:
Katelyn Aungst, soprano; Reginald Mobley, countertenor; Jacob Perry, Jr., tenor; Jonathan Woody, bass;

Instrumentalists:
Andrew Fouts† & Tatiana Chulochnikova, violins; Risa Browder, viola; John Moran, violoncello; Jessica Powell Eig, violone; Geoffrey Burgess*, oboe; Anna Marsh, bassoon; Adam Pearl, organ

soloists*
concertmaster†