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Pentecost Cantata by Luthers Bach Ensemble

Project choir, baroque orchestra and soloists

On Saturday, 23 May the Luthers Bach Ensemble give a special Pentecost concert in the Aa Church. The LBE baroque orchestra, soloists and choir will perform festive Pentecost cantatas by J.S. Bach, A.G. Homilius and Johann Walter.

Dr. Jan Luth will deliver a (free) introductory lecture in the Luther Room at the Lutheran Church (Haddingestraat 23, Groningen) prior to the concert on Saturday afternoon, from 2.15 to 2.45 p.m.

Luthers Bach Ensemble

The Luthers Bach Ensemble has two choirs: a small choir and a ‘project’ choir. The small choir is comprised of very experienced singers and a number of professionals and has made a name for itself in recent years with performances in the Netherlands and Germany. The project choir is comprised of a group of enthusiastic amateur singers who give a concert twice a year. The LBE’s baroque orchestra are young and talented musicians from all over the world, led by violinist/leader Joanna Huszcza (Brussels) and continuo and harpsichord player Robert Koolstra. All have studied early music at such renowned conservatories as Amsterdam and The Hague.


Luthers Bach Ensemble  (project choir, baroque orchestra and soloists) conducted by Tymen Jan Bronda

Soloists: Maria Valdmaa (soprano), Oscar Verhaar (counter-tenor), Han Warmelink (tenor), Michiel Meijer (bass)

Robert Koolstra and Tymen Jan Bronda will perform music for Pentecost by J.S. Bach on the famous Schnitger organ

Saturday, 23 May at 3.30 in the afternoon at the Aa Church

Introductory lecture by Dr. Jan Luth from 2.15 – 2.45 p.m. in the Lutheran Church (free admission)

Admission/advance ticket sales

Tickets are available from

  • The Godert Walter Bookshop, Oude Ebbingestraat 53, Groningen
  • Ticket service at www.luthersbachensemble.nl
  • Or call 06 149 22 638 (Monday, Wednesday and Friday between 6 and 9 p.m., as of 22 April)

(prices ticket service are exclusive of booking fees)

Ticket service: € 18,-- (normal) / € 15,-- (friend) / € 8,-- (student) / € 28,-- (front rows)

At the ticket counter: € 22,-- (normal) /€ 19,-- (friend) / € 12,-- (student) € 32,-- (front rows)

For more information please see the website Luthers Bach Ensemble.

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