Bach's Christmas Oratorio
Cantatas I, II, IV, VI
In Collaboration with the Minnesota Chorale
This beloved holiday classic will be performed in a joyful, long-anticipated collaboration between the Minnesota Chorale and the Bach Society of Minnesota, led by Kathy Saltzman Romey and Matthias Maute.
Tickets: Regular $35 | Student $5
BACH’S Christmas Oratorio
Kathy Saltzman Romey, Conductor
Artistic Director of Minnesota Chorale
Kathy Saltzman Romey is Director of Choral Activities at the University of Minnesota and Artistic Director of the 200-voice symphonic chorus, The Minnesota Chorale, which serves as principal chorus for the Minnesota Orchestra.
Matthias Maute, Conductor
Artistic Director of Bach Society of Minnesota
Two-time JUNO Award winning conductor, composer, recorder, and flute soloist Matthias Maute has achieved an international reputation. In 2016 he was named artistic director of the Bach Society of Minnesota and in 2019 of the professional choir Ensemble vocal Arts-Québec.
Sarah Brailey, Soprano
Soprano Sarah Brailey has been hailed by The New York Times for her “exquisitely phrased” singing and by Opera UK for “a sound of remarkable purity.”
Clara Osowski, Alto
Mezzo-soprano Clara Osowski, who sings “from inside the music with unaffected purity and sincerity” (UK Telegraph), is an active soloist and chamber musician throughout the United States and Europe.
Nicholas Chalmers, Tenor
Nicholas Chalmers, tenor, has sung with The Bach Society of Minnesota, The Rose Ensemble, La Grande Bande, Glorious Revolution Baroque, and Transept. Recent solo engagements include the Oratorio Society, Bach Roots, the Schubert Club, Border CrosSing, and Lyra Baroque.
Alan Dunbar, Bass
Baritone Alan Dunbar is a versatile performer, lauded for his beautiful tone and his nuanced musical and textual interpretation. Spanning repertoire from the 17th to 21st centuries, his performances include premieres of solo works by Libby Larsen, Justin Merritt, and Elliot Carter
Orchestra of the Bach Society of Minnesota
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