A Story Told By Soloists

The Parable of the Great Banquet As we move into our first concert of the season, we’re sharing a bit about the beautiful chorale-cantata Beloved Soul, adorn yourself as it is part of Bach’s 1724 annual cycle. This work features Johann Frank’s chorale melody of...

The Soloists of Mass in B Minor

Joined by a distinguished quartet of soloists and Artistic Director James Kim, Colorado Bach Ensemble is thrilled to once again present one of the towering masterpieces of Western civilization, Johan Sebastian Bach’s Mass in B Minor. Finally completed in the...

Why Mass in B Minor is So Special

Bach’s Mass in B Minor is a unique composition. J.S. Bach was a hard-core Lutheran, and most of his vocal works were composed for specific liturgy as part of Protestant worship services. Martin Luther, the Lutheran reformer, had a significant influence on the...