CBS Summer Choral Workshop 2016

St. Matthew Passion Preview

Saturday, August 20, 2016
10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Palo Alto

Already Registered?   Study the music and come prepared!  All scores in a printable PDF (22.6 MB)

Come sing with members of the California Bach Society! Paul Flight will discuss and rehearse choruses and chorales of the St. Matthew Passion.

Included will be the opening and closing choruses of Parts 1 and 2: Kommt ihr Töchter, O Mensch bewein, Ach nun ist mein Jesus hin, Nun ist der Herr, Wir setzen uns (BWV 1, 35, 36, 77, 78 or NBA 1, 29, 30, 67, 68), plus selected chorales, the recitative and aria for tenor and chorus, and an outburst from the crowd (BWV 3, 25, 26, 31, 54, 55, 63 or NBA 3, 19, 20, 25, 45b, 46, 54).

As is customary for our summer workshops, scores will be provided for all the music, and electronic copies will be available for download several weeks in advance.

What better preparation for a profound experience as an audience member for the October 7-9 performances in Palo Alto, Berkeley, and San Francisco!

Workshop Registration is closed.

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Includes printed music and lunch.

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