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VocalEssence & Bach Society of MN

Bach's Christmas Oratorio

Experience the greatest musical Christmas story of all time

Fri Dec 3, 2021 7:30pm

Basilica of St. Mary

~2 hrs including intermission

“Shout for joy!” exclaims the choir, joined by timpani, trumpets, and the rest of the orchestra in the opening chorus of J.S. Bach’s Christmas Oratorio. Ring in the season with the VocalEssence Ensemble Singers and the Bach Society of Minnesota as we perform one of the greatest musical Christmas stories of all time. Nearly 300 years after its creation, Bach’s narrative recitatives, beautiful arias, solemn chorales, and magnificent choral writing prove more popular than ever. Join us on this vivid musical journey through the mystery of the nativity in the beautiful Basilica of Saint Mary led by Philip Brunelle and Matthias Maute, conductor of the Bach Society of Minnesota.

Please note: The Orchestra Hall Box Office is pleased to provide ticket services for this event. The Minnesota Orchestra does not perform on this program. All artists, programs, prices, dates and times are subject to change. Prices listed include a non-discountable $4 facility fee. There are no service charges for in-person transactions at Orchestra Hall. There is a $5 service charge per transaction for all phone and online orders. 

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