WVIK/QCSO Signature Series II: Reformation 500
October 21, 2017 at 7:00 PM
First Presbyterian Church, Davenport, IA
Mark the 500th Anniversary of the Protestant Reformation with J. S. Bach's Reformation Cantatas and Concerto for Two Violins performed by the Metropolis Baroque Chamber Orchestra of Chicago and First Presbyterian Church of Davenport's auditioned Chamber Chorale under the direction of Matthew Bishop.
The Metropolis Baroque Chamber Orchestra is one of Chicago’s preeminent early music ensembles, specializing in instrumental and operatic repertories of the Italian and German Baroque. Under the artistic direction of cellist Craig Trompeter, the musicians of Metropolis Baroque have recently been featured in the Valletta International Baroque Festival in Malta.
Gott der Herr ist Sonn und Schild BWV 79
Concerto for 2 Violins in D minor, BWV 1043
Ein feste Burg ist unser Gott BWV 80