Washington Bach Consort, March 12, 2017


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Cause Areas

When

Sun Mar 12, 2017, 01:30 PM - 05:30 PM

Where

4101 Nebraska Ave. NWNational Presbyterian ChurchWashington, DC 20016


About

Volunteers assist with the following:

Church set-up, program stuffing, program distribution, ushering patrons, assist with quick cleanup after concert.

The program details are below. Concert is metro friendly. The nearest station is Tenleytown on the red line. There is free parking behind the church.

We would ask volunteers to be in business attire. Please, no jeans.

St. Matthew Passion

National Presbyterian Church, WDC

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4FlwdlL1bjU

The Consort returns to Bach’s towering masterpiece, one of the greatest pieces of sacred music ever created. Originally composed to frame a Good Friday sermon, the narrative relates the events leading up to the crucifixion of Jesus and features some of Bach’s most inspired and spiritual music.

Robert Petillo, Evangelist

Christòpheren Nomura, Christus

Jolle Greenleaf, soprano

Luthien Brackett, mezzo-soprano

Aaron Sheehan, tenor

Paul Max Tipton, bass-baritone

The guest conductor for this performance is Kenneth Slowik, artistic director of the Smithsonian Chamber Music Society. Like his friend, Dr. J. Reilly Lewis, Slowik has had a life-long involvement with the music of Bach, as cellist, harpsichordist and conductor.


Skills

  • Administrative Support
  • People Skills
  • Visual Arts
  • Music Arts
  • Arts Administration
  • Ushering

Good Match For

Group

Requirements & Commitment

  • Approximately 5 hours
  • Ability to stand and walk, would ask that volunteers be in business attire

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