Cantata Singers Presents Bach and Child

January 20, 2018 Boston $25.00 - $75.00 0
(Photo: Boston Cantata Singers)
(Photo: Boston Cantata Singers)

Join us for the world premiere of Peter Child’s “Lamentations,” alongside J.S. Bach’s cantatas BWV 2, “Ach Gott, Vom Himmel Sieh Darein,” a cantata never performed in Cantata Singers’ 54-year history, and BWV 21, “Ich Hatte Viel Bekümmernis.”

Inspired by a contemporary poetic translation of the Book of Lamentations from the Old Testament by writer David Rosenberg, “Lamentations” explores the themes of loss and turmoil, also echoed in BWV 2 and 21. “Lamentations” is Cantata Singers’ 15th commission and second commission of Peter Child.

Composer Peter Child will give a pre-concert talk, free to all ticketholders, at 7 p.m. in Williams Hall. Following the performance, all are invited to attend a free post-concert reception.

Tickets are $25-$75. Discounts for students, seniors, and groups. For more information, call 617-868-5885.

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Fact Sheet
When
Saturday, January 20, 2018, 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Where
Jordan Hall
30 Gainsborough St
Boston, MA 02115
Price
$25.00 Sliding scale
$40.00 Sliding scale
$55.00 Sliding scale
$75.00 VIP

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