Calmus & The Sebastians
March 4, 2019
The Leipzig-based vocal ensemble Calmus is “stunning in its vocal variety and mastery” (Washington Post), which they apply to the densest scores by Bach and to their own arrangements of contemporary songs. They join for the first time to perform Bach with NYC-based The Sebastians, “a leading young early-music ensemble” (New York Times). The “strikingly vivid” personality of Calmus and the “sharp-edged and engaging” Sebastians (New York Times) should make for a thrilling collaboration.
J. S. Bach — Cantata, Nach dir, Herr, verlanget mich, BWV 150
G. F. Handel - Trio Sonata in G Minor, op. 2, no. 5, HWV 390
G. F. Handel - Passacaglia from Trio Sonata, op. 5, no. 4, HWV 399
Giovanni P. da Palestrina - Selections from Missa O Admirabile Commercium
Heinrich Schütz - Psalm settings from the Becker Psalter
Josef Rheinberger - Latin choral music, op. 163
John Tavener - Choral selections
Watch & Listen
Calmus sings Bach’s motet, Jesu, meine Freude, BWV 227
The Sebastians perform Bach’s Brandenburg Concerto No. 3
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