Monumental Moments

The Wren Masters

Billye Brown Youmans, soprano
Emily Russell, alto
Douglas Lynch, tenor
Steve Kelley, bass
Deborah Carr, conductor

“An Evening of Bach”

When: Monday, February 24, 2020 – 7:30 p.m.
The Goode Center for the Fine & Performing Arts
FREE; no reservations necessary

Chorale cantatas, Johann Sebastian Bach’s gift to the Christian Church, fill an evening where the audience becomes the ‘congregation’ to sing the chorales.   The Wren Masters, the faculty baroque ensemble of the College of William and Mary, join soloists Billye Brown Youmans, soprano, Emily Russell, mezzo-alto, Douglas Lynch, tenor, and Steve Kelley, bass, with VWU’s CamerataDeborah Carr, conductor. 

Cantata 23“Du Wahrer Gott und Davids Sohn“ (Thou Very God, and David's Son), Cantata 84 – “Ich bin vergnugt mit meinem Glucke“ (I Am Content in My Good Fortune), and Cantata 140 – “Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme” (Awake, the Voice is calling us).