Monumental Moments

"I should like to see all the arts, especially music, used in the service of the One who gave and made them."

Martin Luther (1483-1546)


“An Evening of Bach”

When: Monday, February 25, 2019 – 7:30 p.m.
Hofheimer Theater, Fine Arts building

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, Charles Humphries, counter-tenor, Douglas Lynch, tenor, and Jeremy Yoder, bass, with VWU’s Vox Vera and Camerata; Dr. Bryson Mortensen, conductor.   Cantata78 “Jesu, der du meine Seele“  (Jesus, you are my soul), Cantata 54“Widerstehe doch der Sünde“ (Resist the Sin), and Cantata 140“Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme”  (Awake, the Voice is calling us).  

The Wren Masters

Billye Brown Youmans, soprano Douglas Lynch, tenor Jeremy Yoder, bass Dr. Bryson Mortensen, conductor Charles Humphries, counter-tenor