Live Broadcast: National Lutheran Choir performs Bach's Mass in B Minor

March 21, 2013

ST. PAUL, Minn. — Scholars call this the summary of Bach's compositions in one large piece. Indeed — completed in the last part of his life, it represents the highest development of his choral and orchestral compositional craft. The Mass in b minor also includes a good amount of parody — previous works re-purposed — rendering this entire work monumental as summary composition. The Mass looks back to Bach's ministry and heritage as a liturgical musician/composer, as well as being one of the most genius of composers in comprehensive Western music history.

Tune in on Thursday, March 21 at 7 p.m. to hear the National Lutheran Choir perform Bach's seminal Mass in B Minor live from Central Lutheran Church in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Performers

The National Lutheran Choir

David Cherwien, conductor

Susan Palo Cherwien, soprano

Susan Druck, alto

Matthew Anderson, tenor

Paul Max Tipton, baritone

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