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Music Before 1800: Vox Luminis

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Corpus Christi Church529 West 121st Street, New York City, New York, 10027, United States
On Sunday 28 October 2018 at 16:00
Bach, Johann Sebastian (1685-1750)A selection of Bach Motets
Vox Luminis

Lionel Meunier, director
Ten-voice choir and continuo from Belgium

J.S. Bach’s Motets

The impressive Belgian choir Vox Luminis, meaning “voice of light,” has taken the early music world by storm. The singers offer five of Bach’s contrapuntal motets that demand the highest level of virtuosity to realize the musical textures elucidating the text. Bach goes far beyond merely expressing the words. Rather he explores their meaning in depth, highlighting their spiritual and metaphysical implications.

Post-concert Q and A

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