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covid 19 protocol
  • The Bach Society of Minnesota encourages audience members to wear masks and be fully vaccinated.

  • We follow the protocols of the venues where its concerts are held as well as current CDC guidelines. Prior to each performance, please visit our website for the venue’s procedures.

2022-2023 season

Minnesota Bach Festival
Mobile Mini-Concerts

NOW AVAILABLE: Check out the complete 2023 Mobile Mini-Concerts schedule! During the fourth week in May, Bach Society of Minnesota artists will perform one hundred concerts in various genres and locations throughout Minnesota. You may view and download the full schedule as a PDF or filter your search results to find the concerts nearest you. There's something for everyone!


May 24 – 28, 2023

Pics for Concert Tix

We’re inviting shutterbugs and pros to visit at least four concerts and take great pics, post them on Facebook or Instagram and tag @BachSocietyMN, or email to by May 29. You will receive a pair of tickets to the concert of your choice in the 2023-2024 BSM concert series.​

Enjoy Our Performances

from the Comfort of Your Home

Not able to join us in-person for a live concert? Check out our digital concerts!

Featured Livestream Concert:


C.P.E. Bach & J.S. Bach

May 19, 2023

7:30 pm

Bach & Beyond

Outside the Box Series

Marco Real-d’Arbelles, violin | co-creator

See More Perspective, MPC One, Loop Station 505, and Spoken Word

Elena Stabile & Katherine Parent, vocalists

Phillip Rukavina, lute & guitar

Rie Tanaka, piano


April 15, 2023, Saturday, 7:30 PM

Center for Performing Arts

3754 Pleasant Ave, Minneapolis

Tickets: Free will donation | Suggested: $25

Advance registration required, limited capacity


Mix Hip Hop and Baroque music in a program that explores what happens when the two genres cross each other’s borders.


Following the performance there will be a meet-and-greet with the artists, and a sampling of MaiBach beer crafted by event sponsor MetroNOME Brewery.

Seeds of Culture:

Baroque and Hip Hop in Conversation and Cross-Pollination

Vivaldi's Four Nations
Bach's Christmas Oratorio
Halleujah! - Motets by JS Bach
Minnesota Bach Festival

Vivaldi’s Four Nations 

Bach’s Christmas Oratorio


Minnesota Bach Festival

October 7 – 8, 2022

December 16 – 17, 2022

March 1 – 4, 2023

May 13 – 28, 2023

Recontstructed by

Matthias Maute,

USA premiere

Cantatas I, II, IV, VI with the Minnesota Chorale

Motets by J. S. Bach, His family and friends

Baroque Splendor!

University of Minnesota Singers

Bach Society of Minnesota

Elena Bird & Christiana Howell, sopranos

Roy Heilman & Benjamin Wegner, tenors

Matthew Mehaffey, conductor

*Professor Kathy Saltzman Romey is not conducting this concert as planned due to an unexpected schedule change


April 2, 2023, Sunday, 4 PM | Ted Mann Concert Hall

Free and open to the public


Join the University Singers and members of Bach Society of Minnesota in a performance of Baroque splendor featuring Claudio Monteverdi’s ethereal 1610 Magnificat for six voices and continuo as paired with G. F. Handel’s celebratory Four Coronation Anthems for chorus and orchestra premiered at the coronation of King George II in 1727.

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