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Bach & Handel were both just 22 years old when they each wrote mini-masterpieces. Handel's Dixit Dominus & Bach's Cantata 4 reveal some of the composer's most beautiful and audacious writing.

Bach Roots Festival's Emerging Artists and their mentors serve as featured soloists with the festival choir and orchestra. The performing forces are joined by the trailblazing youth choir, Vocalessence Singers Of This Age (VESOTA) and their conductor, Phillip Shoultz, for short works by Mendelssohn, Caldara, and Bach.


HANDEL                Dixit Dominus

J.S. BACH              Cantata 4 Christ lag in Todesbanden

CALDARA              Gloria (attri. Bach as Sanctus BWV 239)
MENDELSSOHN  Verleih' uns Frieden


FRIDAY, JUNE 23 at 8:00pm

Westwood Lutheran Church, St. Louis Park

SATURDAY, JUNE 24 at 8:00pm

Gloria Dei Lutheran Church, St. Paul

Featured Artists

Bach Roots Festival Orchestra

Bach Roots Festival Chorus

   Matthew Olson, Artistic Director

VESOTA (Singers of this Age)

   G. Phillip Shoultz, conductor

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