Gamut Bach Ensemble

Wednesday, May 08, 2024 - 7:30 PM
Church of the Holy Trinity

Church of the Holy Trinity

1904 Walnut Street Learn More

$30.00 per ticket

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About This Performance

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. Returning for its 10th PCMS appearance, the Ensemble, directed by Koji Otsuki, embarks on its annual program of cantatas in the luminous Church of the Holy Trinity.

Audrey Fernandez-Fraser, soprano; Rebecca Ringle Kamarei, mezzo-soprano; James Reese, tenor; Edmund Milly, baritone; Daniel Matsukawa, bassoon; Emilie-Anne Gendron & Stephanie Zyzak, violin; Milena Pajaro-van de Stadt & Shizuka Inoue, viola; Zachary Mowitz, cello; Nathaniel West, double bass; Jonathan Oddie, organ; Koji Otsuki, director

Bach: Nach dir, Herr, verlanget mich, BWV 150
Bach: Der Herr denket an uns, BWV 196
Bach: Mein Gott, wie lang, ach lange, BWV 155
Bach: O heilges Geist- und Wasserbad, BWV 165
Bach: Christ lag in Todes Banden, BWV 4

Running time: 1 hour and 30 minutes (including intermission) 

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