Included in the 2016/17 season of First Sunday Concerts of Baroque and classical music are four J.S. Bach cantatas, five instrumental works by Bach and Handel, work by Lauridsen, Moses Hogan and Arvo Pärt as well as J.S. Bach's masterwork the Mass in B minor. Read more about the season. Bach In Baltimore's mission is to affordably provide outstanding Baroque music presentation and education to the public. Make a tax-deductible contribution to this worthwhile undertaking because you too want to keep Bach's unique virtuosity alive! Contribute to Bach In Baltimore here.
Bach In Baltimore was founded in 1988 to give a monthly concert series presenting the works of Johann Sebastian Bach and other Baroque composers. Bach In Baltimore has the Maryland premier of dozens of works of music - including some J. S. Bach cantatas! The original ensemble of 16 gifted, avocational singers now numbers 50! Distinguished soloists and professional instrumentalists accompany the choir for subscription concerts. The ‘First Sunday Concert Series’ is in its 30th year, and has been joined by 10 additional concerts offered in Maryland & Pennsylvania.
BIB is doing its part to nurture and preserve the great cultural legacy of Baroque music. In 2008, the choir started an educational outreach program and youth choirs now regularly attend and perform in the ‘First Sunday Concert Series.’ The maestro visits schools and community choirs offering insights into the music. Sharing the stage, the many musicians affiliated with Bach In Baltimore take great joy in bringing this body of music to life for the entire community. Join Bach In Baltimore. Contribute here.
Announcing the 2018/19 season of First Sunday Concerts!
October 1, 2017 Cantata 16: Herr Gott, dich loben wir, plus: Orchestral Bach or Handel
November 5, 2017 World Premiere of a one act opera by Hollis Thoms And did the World with Devils Swarm, plus: a Bach or Handel instrumental work
December 3, 2017 Handel's Messiah
January 7, 2018 A New Year's Baroque Celebration! Baroque favorites by BIB's beloved musicians
February 4, 2018 Instrumental Exhibition - a Brandenburg Concerto, Violin Concerto and Orchestral Suite
March 4, 2018 Cantata 149: Man singet mit Freuden vom Sieg plus: Orchestral Bach or Handel
April 15, 2018 Bach In Baltimore's 30th Anniversary Concert Verdi's Requiem
May 6, 2018 Singet dem Herrn ein neues Lied, BWV 225