Gamut Bach Ensemble

Wednesday, May 10, 2023 - 7:30 pm
Church of the Holy Trinity

Church of the Holy Trinity

1904 Walnut Street Learn More

$25.00 per ticket

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About This Performance

This concert is supported in part by Martin and Cynthia Heckscher

A unique collaboration between outstanding young musicians and an expert on the music of J.S. Bach, the Gamut Bach Ensemble prides itself on stylistically sensitive, earnest, and insightful performances. Directed by Koji Otsuki, the Ensemble embarks on a program of cantatas in the luminous Church of the Holy Trinity.

Sarah Shafer, soprano; Jennifer Johnson Cano, mezzo-soprano; Daniel McGrew, tenor; Edward Vogel, baritone; Melissa Hooper & Kate Wegener, oboe; Jake Thonis, bassoon; Emilie-Anne Gendron & Miho Saegusa, violin; Ayane Kozasa, viola; Zachary Mowitz, cello; Nate West, double bass; Jonathan Oddie, organ; Koji Otsuki, director

Bach: Wer weiß, wie nahe mir mein Ende, BWV 27
Bach: Sie werden euch in den Bann tun, BWV 44
Bach: Am Abend aber desselbigen Sabbats, BWV 42

The Artist(s)

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 of what classical music is today,… Read More