Gamut Bach Ensemble

Wednesday, May 14, 2025 - 7:30 PM
Church of the Holy Trinity

Church of the Holy Trinity

1904 Walnut Street Learn More

This concert is part of the Early Music Series. You can subscribe to this series, Build Your Own subscription, or purchase a Season Pass. Individual tickets go on sale August 1.

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. Directed by Koji Otsuki, the Ensemble embarks on its annual program of cantatas in the luminous Church of the Holy Trinity.

Sarah Shafer, soprano; Ashlee Bickley, mezzo; Daniel McGrew, tenor; Edward Vogel, baritone; Giorgio Consolati, flute; Mary Lynch VanderKolk & Ryan Roberts, oboe; Emilie-Anne Gendron & Stephen Kim, violin; En-Chi Cheng, viola; Zachary Mowitz, cello; Nate West, double bass; Jonathan Oddie, organ; Koji Otsuki, director 

Bach: Liebster Gott, wenn werd ich sterben, BWV 8
Bach: Jesu, der du meine Seele, BWV 78
Bach: Was frag ich nach der Welt, BWV 94
Bach: Ach, lieben Christen, seid getrost, BWV 114

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


Gamut Bach Ensemble | Bach: Cantata BWV 156 (I. Sinfonia)