Washington Bach Consort

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Emmanuel Coppey, violin

Live! at 10th & G 945 G Street, NW, Washington, DC, United States

Established in 2019, The Lillian and Maurice Barbash International Bach Competition is the most important event of its kind to launch in decades. Its distinguished winners have garnered international praise through honors and competitions at the highest peaks of musical artistry and virtuosity. The Washington Bach Consort presented the competition’s inaugural winner Rachell Ellen Wong […]

$45

Bach’s St. Matthew Passion: Devotion, Betrayal & Redemption

St. Mark's Episcopal Church (D.C.) 301 A Street, SE, Washington, DC, United States

The Saint Matthew Passion is considered by Bach enthusiasts and aficionados alike to be the composer’s greatest surviving work. Others would argue that it’s the finest composition ever produced in western music. Among a list of unrivaled qualities, Bach is remembered as a great architect of musical form, and his Matthew Passion, taken as a […]

$45 – $99

Bach’s St. Matthew Passion: Devotion, Betrayal & Redemption

St. Paul's Lutheran Church (D.C.) 4900 Connecticut Avenue, NW, Washington, DC, United States

The Saint Matthew Passion is considered by Bach enthusiasts and aficionados alike to be the composer’s greatest surviving work. Others would argue that it’s the finest composition ever produced in western music. Among a list of unrivaled qualities, Bach is remembered as a great architect of musical form, and his Matthew Passion, taken as a […]

$35 – $99

In Love with Night: Mythology Comes to Life

Live! at 10th & G 945 G Street, NW, Washington, DC, United States

French and English baroque masters such as Jean-Philippe Rameau, Michel Pignolet de Montéclair, Marin Marias, and Henry Purcell wrote a great deal of music that connects us with early-modern sensibilities of the supernatural via the legends of classical mythology. Our musicians will “make the olden world appear” through an enchanting evening of music celebrating the […]

$45

In Love with Night: Mythology Comes to Life

St. Paul's Episcopal Church (Old Town) 228 S Pitt Street, Alexandria, VA, United States

French and English baroque masters such as Jean-Philippe Rameau, Michel Pignolet de Montéclair, Marin Marias, and Henry Purcell wrote a great deal of music that connects us with early-modern sensibilities of the supernatural via the legends of classical mythology. Our musicians will “make the olden world appear” through an enchanting evening of music celebrating the […]

$45

Motet Mania: For All Lovers of Choral Music

National Presbyterian Church 4101 Nebraska Ave, NW, Washington, DC, United States

Building on the popularity of last season’s performance of Bach’s complete motets, the superb vocalists of the Washington Bach Consort perform a program devoted to the genre of the Motet throughout history, from the Middle Ages to the present day. You won’t want to miss this unrivaled repertory, performed by the WBC chorus—hailed by The […]

$35 – $99

Bach’s Christmas Oratorio

Music Center at Strathmore 5301 Tuckerman Ln, North Bethesda, MD, United States

In what has become the Washington Bach Consort’s signature work, you can enjoy this performance in the spectacular Music Center at Strathmore for what The Washington Post praises as a “splendid” and “joyful” rendering of Bach’s Christmas Oratorio. Of all seasonal offerings, this work is uniquely focused on the complete story of the Nativity. The Bach Consort […]

$35 – $99

Vocal Polyphony: Heinrich Schütz & the German Motet

Live! at 10th & G 945 G Street, NW, Washington, DC, United States

Selections from Cantiones Sacrae (1625) and Geistliche Chormusik (1648) Heinrich Schütz was arguably the foremost composer of the early-baroque German motet and the most important German composer before J.S. Bach. After three years of study in Venice with the great Giovanni Gabrieli, Schütz brought early Italian baroque style to German-speaking churches. Vocalists of the Washington Bach Consort under the […]

$45

Vocal Polyphony: Heinrich Schütz & the German Motet

St. Paul's Episcopal Church (Old Town) 228 S Pitt Street, Alexandria, VA, United States

Selections from Cantiones Sacrae (1625) and Geistliche Chormusik (1648) Heinrich Schütz was arguably the foremost composer of the early-baroque German motet and the most important German composer before J.S. Bach. After three years of study in Venice with the great Giovanni Gabrieli, Schütz brought early Italian baroque style to German-speaking churches. Vocalists of the Washington Bach Consort under the […]

$45

Concerti Virtuosi II: Fire & Verve!

National Presbyterian Church 4101 Nebraska Ave, NW, Washington, DC, United States

Following the resounding success of our 2022 concert, we proudly present an encore performance of brilliant instrumental concertos showcasing the exceptional talents of our Washington Bach Consort soloists. With fiery passion and artistry, our audience will be treated to a selection of exhilarating baroque works by J.S. Bach and his contemporaries, which promises to lift […]

$35 – $99

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