Originally scheduled for March 2020, this performance was postponed due to the coronavirus outbreak.
True Concord now presents this masterwork at the end of the 2020-21 season.
AND NOW FOR THE GENIUS OF GENIUSES!
Why waste money on psychotherapy when you can listen to the B-Minor Mass?
The world’s greatest musicians, creators and philosophers have uniformly marveled at Johann Sebastian Bach. The monumental B-Minor Mass, for choir, soloists and orchestra, is one of Bach’s “cathedrals in sound” and the pinnacle of his life’s work.
Coming off the 2018-19 critically-acclaimed sold-out performances of Bach’s St. Matthew Passion, the B-Minor Mass was originally planned as the finale of True Concord’s 2019-20 season In Genius, and is now rescheduled for April 2021.
The Mass in B Minor is as lofty in design, scope and expression as anything written by the hand of man.
National Public Radio
Any musician, even the most gifted, takes a place second to Bach’s at the very start.
Bach is the beginning and end of all music.
Bach is thus a terminal point. Nothing comes from him; everything merely leads to him.
The most stupendous miracle in all music!
If one were asked to name one musician who came closest to composing without human flaw, I suppose general consensus would choose Johann Sebastian Bach…
Study Bach. There you will find everything.