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November 2021

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Noontime Cantata Series

Noontime Cantatas

Ich habe meine Zuversicht, BWV 188

Monday, November 1, 2021 at 12:10 p.m.

Capitol Cantata Series
St. Mark’s Capitol Hill
301 A St SE, Washington, DC 20003

Noontime Cantata Series

Noontime Cantatas

Ich habe meine Zuversicht, BWV 188

Tuesday, November 2, 2021 at 12:10 p.m.

Downtown Cantata Series
Church of the Epiphany
1317 G Street NW, Washington, DC

Director's Series

Director’s Series

All that is Rite
Bach and Handel: Music for the Mass and Vespers

Sunday, November 7, 2021 at 4:00 p.m.

St. Paul’s Lutheran Church
Washington, DC

While the Mass in B Minor is among J.S. Bach’s best-remembered legacies, he also wrote four shorter masses, each setting only two of the “ordinary” texts: Kyrie and Gloria.

The Chamber Series

The Chamber Series

Vocal Polyphony
Franco-Flemish composers of the 15th and 16th centuries

Friday, November 19, 2021 at 7:00 p.m.

Live! at 10th & G
Washington, DC

Josquin des Prez (c.1450/55–1521) was among the most important composers of his era and, like Bach, a master of counterpoint.

The Chamber Series

The Chamber Series

Vocal Polyphony
Franco-Flemish composers of the 15th and 16th centuries

Saturday, November 20, 2021 at 7:00 p.m.

St. Paul’s Episcopal Church
Alexandria, VA

Josquin des Prez (c.1450/55–1521) was among the most important composers of his era and, like Bach, a master of counterpoint.

December 2021

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Noontime Cantata Series

Noontime Cantatas

Wer sich selbst erhöhet, der soll eniedriget werden, BWV 47

Monday, December 6, 2021 at 12:10 p.m.

Capitol Cantata Series
St. Mark’s Capitol Hill
301 A St SE, Washington, DC 20003

Noontime Cantata Series

Noontime Cantatas

Wer sich selbst erhöhet, der soll eniedriget werden, BWV 47

Tuesday, December 7, 2021 at 12:10 p.m.

Downtown Cantata Series
Church of the Epiphany
1317 G Street NW, Washington, DC

Director's Series

Director’s Series

The Christmas Story
Bach’s Christmas Oratorio

Saturday, December 11, 2021 at 7:00 p.m.

Music Center at Strathmore
North Bethesda, MD

The Washington Bach Consort brings an enduring European Christmas tradition to America every year—Bach’s Christmas Oratorio—the ultimate musical experience of the holiday season.

February 2022

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The Chamber Series

The Chamber Series

Violoncello da spalla
Bach’s Cello Suites

Friday, February 25, 2022 at 7:00 p.m.

Live! at 10th & G
Washington, DC

Andrew Gonzalez performs a rich program on the fascinating violoncello da spalla, a smaller version of the cello, opening a revelatory view of two of Bach’s iconic cello suites.

The Chamber Series

The Chamber Series

Violoncello da spalla
Bach’s Cello Suites

Saturday, February 26, 2022 at 7:00 p.m.

St. Paul’s Episcopal Church
Alexandria, VA

Andrew Gonzalez performs a rich program on the fascinating violoncello da spalla, a smaller version of the cello, opening a revelatory view of two of Bach’s iconic cello suites.

Noontime Cantata Series

Noontime Cantatas

Wiederstehe doch der Sünde, BWV 54

Monday, February 28, 2022 at 12:10 p.m.

Capitol Cantata Series
St. Mark’s Capitol Hill
301 A St SE, Washington, DC 20003

March 2022

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Noontime Cantata Series

Noontime Cantatas

Wiederstehe doch der Sünde, BWV 54

Tuesday, March 1, 2022 at 12:10 p.m.

Downtown Cantata Series
Church of the Epiphany
1317 G Street NW, Washington, DC

Director's Series

Director’s Series

Music for the Soul
Polychoral splendors of Venice & Northern Europe

Sunday, March 20, 2022 at 4:00 p.m.

Saint Sophia Greek Orthodox Cathedral
Washington, DC

Polychoral splendors of Venice and Northern Europe are performed with multiple ensembles of singers, early brass, winds, and strings.

April 2022

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The Chamber Series

The Chamber Series

Conceptio Gloriosae
Baroque Music in Latin America

Friday, April 1, 2022 at 7:00 p.m.

Live! at 10th & G
Washington, DC

Music of the colonial Mexican and Bolivian baroque are brought to life with brilliant native inflections of language, harmony, and rhythm.

The Chamber Series

The Chamber Series

Conceptio Gloriosae
Baroque Music in Latin America

Saturday, April 2, 2022 at 7:00 p.m.

St. Paul’s Episcopal Church
Alexandria, VA

Music of the colonial Mexican and Bolivian baroque are brought to life with brilliant native inflections of language, harmony, and rhythm.

Noontime Cantata Series

Noontime Cantatas

Erfreut euch, ihr Herzen, BWV 66

Monday, April 4, 2022 at 12:10 p.m.

Capitol Cantata Series
St. Mark’s Capitol Hill
301 A St SE, Washington, DC 20003

Noontime Cantata Series

Noontime Cantatas

Erfreut euch, ihr Herzen, BWV 66

Tuesday, April 5, 2022 at 12:10 p.m.

Downtown Cantata Series
Church of the Epiphany
1317 G Street NW, Washington, DC

Director's Series

Director’s Series

Concerti Virtuosi
Bach’s Brandenburg Concerti

Sunday, April 24, 2022 at 4:00 p.m.

St. Paul’s Lutheran Church
Washington, DC

Virtuoso violinist and concertmaster of London’s famed Academy of Ancient Music, Bojan Čičić, guest-directs a program of brilliant concerti featuring Bach Consort instrumentalists!

May 2022

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Noontime Cantata Series

Noontime Cantatas

Herr Gott, dich loben alle wir, BWV 130

Monday, May 2, 2022 at 12:10 p.m.

Capitol Cantata Series
St. Mark’s Capitol Hill
301 A St SE, Washington, DC 20003

Noontime Cantata Series

Noontime Cantatas

Herr Gott, dich loben alle wir, BWV 130

Tuesday, May 3, 2022 at 12:10 p.m.

Downtown Cantata Series
Church of the Epiphany
1317 G Street NW, Washington, DC

Director's Series

Director’s Series

St. Matthew Passion
The Pinnacle of Passion

Saturday, May 21, 2022 at 4:00 p.m.

St. Mark’s Capitol Hill
Washington, DC

Bach’s St. Matthew Passion is thought by many to be his most profoundly crafted work—perhaps his magnum opus.

Director's Series

Director’s Series

St. Matthew Passion
The Pinnacle of Passion

Sunday, May 22, 2022 at 4:00 p.m.

St. Paul’s Lutheran Church
Washington, DC

Bach’s St. Matthew Passion is thought by many to be his most profoundly crafted work—perhaps his magnum opus.