BWV 1: Wie Schön leuchtet der Morgenstern
(How brightly shines the Morningstar)

Written during Bach’s second Liturgical Year in Leipzig and first performed in 1725, this chorale-cantata opens with a grand Chorus-Fantasia. According to the norms of the Lenten Season, the Feast of Annunciation was the only occasion when festive music was permitted.

Sunday, March 24, 2019, at 6 pm
Bethany Lutheran Church, Cherry Hills Village



Cantata Insights Series: $10 general admission
Messiah and Four Masterworks: $10 students, $35 adult
Purchase online for the best prices. Tickets purchased at the door will include an additional $5 fee. All tickets are general admission.


About the Cantata Insights Series

J.S. Bach wrote more than 300 cantatas during his industrious career. Our Cantata Insights Series provides you with a deeper understanding of Bach and these gems that most audiences don’t get to hear in live performance. Colorado Bach Ensemble’s Artistic Director, James Kim, shares his insights with musical excerpts and leads the full ensemble in a performance.