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Gamut Bach Ensemble

Wednesday, May 17, 2017 - 8:00 PM

Church of the Holy Trinity

1904 Walnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103

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A unique collaboration between young, exceptional, modern musicians and a historically informed Bach specialist, the Gamut Bach Ensemble prides itself on stylistically sensitive, earnest, and insightful Bach performances. Having impressed both our chamber music and early music audiences in each of the last two seasons, the Ensemble, directed by Koji Otsuki, presents an evening of Bach cantatas in the luminous Church of the Holy Trinity on Rittenhouse Square.

Koji Otsuki, director; Danielle Talamantes, soprano; Lauren Eberwein, mezzo-soprano; Steven Bradshaw, tenor; Thomas Meglioranza, baritone; Mary Lynch, oboe & oboe d'amore; Emilie-Anne Gendron, violin; David McCarroll, violin; Shizuka Inoue, viola; Paul Wiancko, cello; Kurt Muroki, double bass; Amy Yang, organ

Bach: Vergnügte Ruh, beliebte Seelenlust, BWV 170
Bach: Meinem Hirten bleib ich treu, BWV 92/8
Bach: Hilf, Gott, dass es uns gelingt 194/5
Bach: Der Friede sei, mit dir, BWV 158
Bach: Wo gehest du hin, BWV 166/1
BachWir eilen mit schwachen, BWV 78/2
Bach: Choral: Ertöt uns durch dein Güte, BWV 22/5
Bach: Liebster Jesu, mein Verlangen, BWV 32

Gamut Bach Ensemble

The word Gamut, in music, is the complete range of notes in a system, an instrument or a particular piece.  It derives from “Gamma-Ut,” the lowest note on the medieval sequence of hexachords– the system used in the teaching of practical music well into the baroque period.  Paying tribute to the root of so much.

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Church of the Holy Trinity

Address: 1904 Walnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103

The sanctuary of the church seats 1,100 with 550 seats on the main floor and another 550 in the balcony.  All concerts at this venue are general admission seating. Constructed over 150 years ago, the Romanesque-style Episcopal Church was placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1973.  For more information on the Church of…more info