Christmas with the Consort

Sunday, December 16, 2018 at 3:00 p.m.

Motets for the Advent and Christmas season including:

Johann Ludwig Bach (1677–1731)
Uns ist ein Kind geboren

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685–1750)
Komm, Jesu, Komm! BWV 229


This holiday season, join the Consort for a performance of seasonal motets, including J.S. Bach’s masterful work for double choir Komm, Jesu, Komm! This concert will display the virtuosity of the Consort’s acclaimed chorus as they perform motets by Bach and other Baroque masters of the form.

Hieronymous Praetorius (1560–1629)
Magnificat quinti toni
(with Christmas interpolations)

Johann Hermann Schein (1586-1630) 
Quem vidistis pastores
Ich bin eine rufende Stimme,
SWV 383

Heinrich Schütz (1585-1672)
Ich bin eine rufende Stimme, SWV 383
Tröstet, tröstet, mein Volk, SWV 382
Das Wort ward Fleisch, SWV 385
Ein Kind ist uns geboren, SWV 384

Johann Ludwig Bach (1677–1731)
Uns ist ein Kind geboren

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685–1750)
Vom Himmel hoch, da komm ich her, BWV 243a/A

J.L. Bach
Das ist meine Freude

J.S. Bach
Komm, Jesu, Komm! BWV 229
Lobet den Herrn, alle Heiden, BWV 230

Deutsche Telekom, underwriter


Subscriptions to the 2018–2019 Season are on sale now!

Subscriptions are currently on sale to the general public. The 2018–19 season, opening Sunday, September 16, features four subscription concerts at National Presbyterian Church and three chamber series concerts at Live! at 10th & G.

We’ve made it easier than ever to purchase a subscription series of 3 concerts or more at any time by clicking here or by calling the office.

A subscription to the Washington Bach Consort allows you to enjoy performances throughout the season, including the Series at National Presbyterian Church and the Chamber Series at Live! at 10th & G, at a discount off the single ticket price.

Priority Seating

Subscribers receive first choice in seat selection.

Additional Tickets

Wish to bring guests? Subscribers may purchase additional tickets throughout the season at the discounted subscription rate.

Ticket Exchange

If unable to attend a performance, subscribers may exchange tickets for another concert during the season.

Ticket Donations

Prior to a performance, subscribers may return tickets marked “donated” and receive a receipt for tax purposes for the value of the tickets.

Season Preview

Subscribers will receive an invitation to our season preview, featuring insights, musical illustrations and refreshments.

Four-concert and three-concert subscriptions are available. Please note that there is no elevator to the balcony. The church has ample free parking. Concerts include admission (limited space) to a pre-concert lecture.

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