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General Public: $54

Museum Member: $46

34 and under: $28

Bourgie Hall presents

Pallade Musica: Complete Cantatas of J.S. Bach

Complete Cantatas of J. S. Bach - Year 7

Performances of the complete cycle of J.S. Bach’s prodigious sacred cantatas continue! The great master’s music triumphantly resounds in an abundance of sumptuous choruses, an infinite variety of instrumental colours and unsurpassed melodic depth.

Bach always carefully chose his instruments for his cantatas, out of concern for their colour as much as for their symbolism. The violoncello piccolo is a diminutive five-stringed instrument of a higher register than the cello and possessing a brighter sound. Below its fingerboard, the viola d'amore displays a set of seven strings that are not played directly with the bow, but vibrate in sympathy with notes that are.

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General Public: $54

Museum Member: $46

34 and under: $28

Sunday May 15, 2022 at 02:30 pm


Cantatas with piccolo cello and viola d'amore
Mache dich, mein Geist, bereit, BWV 115
Tritt auf die Glaubensbahn, BWV 152
Sie werden euch in den Bann tun, BWV 183


Andréanne Brisson Paquin, soprano
Daniel Cabena, countertenor
Philippe Gagné, tenor
Alexander Dobson, baritone


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Montreal, Quebec H3G 1G2

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