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Ars Musica Chamber Choir in concert

20:00 - € 20.00

Der Aa Church
Akerkhof 2
9711 JB Groningen


Bach - Fragile Existence

On Saturday 26 November the Ars Musica Chamber Choir will give a concert in the Aa Church. The programme includes works by Johann Sebastian Bach.

This autumn the Ars Musica Chamber Choir will present a series of concerts focussing on BWV 106 ‘Gottes Zeit ist die allerbeste Zeit’ by Johann Sebastian Bach. This cantata, known as Bach’s Actus Tragicus, is considered one of his most important works. The programme also includes works by Johann Bach and Johann Ludwig Bach.

The edge of life and death

The timing of this concert series corresponds with the release date of the book and CD Aan de grenzen van het leven (the edge of life and death). This book and CD set is about life changing experiences: loss, grief, mourning, loneliness, disappointment, farewell, consolation, expectations. The book was written by Evert Pieter van der Veen, a pastor of the Protestant Church in the Netherlands.

The music on the accompanying CD by J.S. Bach and a few of his contemporaries was chosen by Van der Veen and conductor Patrick van der Linden and recorded by the Ars Musica Chamber Choir and members of the Ars Musica Orchestra. A selection from the CD will be performed in this concert:

Unsere Trϋbsal, Johan Ludwig Bach
Unser Leben ist ein Schatte, Johann Bach
Gottes Zeit ist die allerbeste Zeit, J.S. Bach Actus Tragicus


Ars Musica Chamber Choir
Ars Musica Orchestra, Patrick van der Linden conductor
Speaker: Evert Pieter van der Veen

Stichting Ars Musica

The Ars Musica Foundation is a centre for classical music that has a mission to promote talented musicians. One of the main goals is to present musical treasures found in classical (sacred) music. Ars Musica supports various ensembles that are directed by Marjon van der Linden, Arjen Uitbeijerse and artistic director Patrick van der Linden.

Admission € 20,-. Special offer : use the code 902 - 19597 when ordering and pay € 15,- instead of € 20,-.

For more information please see the Ars Musica website.

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