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

These compositions, created by J.S. Bach and his son, C.P.E. Bach, represent two generations and two masterpieces! Trumpets and timpani lead the way through these vivacious settings. The performances of the Magnificat are sure to inspire and delight audiences with their joyful, festive spirit.

Tickets: Regular $35 | Student $5

May 19, 2023, Friday, 7:30 PM

Saint Mark's Episcopal Cathedral

519 Oak Grove Street, Minneapolis, MN

This concert will be livestreamed!

May 20, 2023, Saturday, 7:30 PM

Saint Thomas More Catholic Church

1079 Summit Avenue Saint Paul, MN 

Magnificat – C.P.E. Bach & J.S. Bach

Matthias Maute, Conductor

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.

Roy Heilman, Tenor

Twin Cities-based tenor Roy Heilman is an in-demand soloist and small ensemble collaborator, who most frequently performs music of the Renaissance and Baroque eras. Highlights from his career of over two decades include dozens of cantatas and all the major works of J.S. Bach.

Jeffrey Fields, Bass

Jeffrey Fields moved to the Twin Cities from California in 2021, where he sings regularly as soloist and ensemble member with Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra (since 1999), American Bach Soloists (since 2002), Bach Collegium San Diego (since 2011), and Carmel Bach Festival (since 1998). Jeffrey made his Carnegie Hall solo debut in Handel’s Messiah in 2007, under Andrew Megill.

Choir & Orchestra of Bach Society of Minnesota

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.

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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

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