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.


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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