Bach Magnificat

01/01/0001, 8:00 PM to 10:00 PM

Basilica of St. Adalbert map


Bach Cantata No. 110
Bach/Stravinsky Variations on Vom Himmel Hoch
Bach Magnificat in D Major

Julian Wachner conductor | Grand Rapids Symphony Chorus Pearl Shangkuan, Director Molly Netter soprano | Daniel Taylor countertenor | Brian Giebler tenor | Dashon Burton bass/baritone

“Awaken, and sing songs of joy
that are pleasing and prepare such praise
as delights heart and spirit…”

Music for the season – Music for all seasons.  Bach’s Magnificat soars and sings, inspiring choirs and listeners for nearly three centuries.  Cantata No. 110, Unser Mund sei voll Lachens (May our mouth be full of laughter) radiates joy for the coming of man.  And Martin Luther’s own hymn, Vom Himmel hoch, da komm ich her (From Heaven Above to Earth I Come) is renewed by Igor Stravinsky.  The chorus and orchestra resonate in the sonic splendor of the Basilica of St. Adalbert.

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