Holiday Season Choral Concert

Bach at the Thomasschule
Saturday, December 11, 2010 at 8pm
First Congregational Church, Great Barrington

Berkshire Bach Singers
Frank Nemhauser, choral conductor
David Baranowski, organ

“Bach at the Thomasschule” brings the Berkshire Bach Singers and our choral director, Frank Nemhauser, together in a rousing production of the music of Thomasschule Master (J.S. Bach), his pupil (J.C.F. Bach), and his great admirer, Felix Mendelssohn. Come hear three settings of the chorale tune Wachet Auf! ruft uns die Stimme (“Wake up!” cries the voice to us.)



Cantata BWV 140 Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme          J.S. Bach (1685-1750)
     Kristina Bachrach soprano
     Daniel Molkentin tenor
     Bradford Gleim baritone

Mein glaubiges Herze from Cantata BWV 68                       J.S. Bach
     Kristina Bachrach

Komm Jesu Komm from Cantata BWV 61 ;                          J.S. Bach
     Daniel Molkentin

O Menschen, die ihr täglich sündigt.                                     J.S. Bach
     Bradford Gleim

Motet: Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme            J.C.F Bach (1732-1795)

Chorale: Wachet aud, ruft uns die Stimme        Felix Mendelssohn (1809 – 1847)

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Notes on the Program
Program notes and biographies can be viewed here