Bach - 2 Bach Christmas Cantatas
Bradenton Musica Sacra, the Florida Gulf Coast's sacred music emsemble presents it's Christmas program 'Bach - 2 Bach Christmas Cantatas' on Monday, December 14 at 7 pm in the sanctuary of Trinity United Methodist Church, Bradenton, FL. Featured will be JS Bach's two Christmas cantatas, #140 and #142. The program will also include 'Chanticleer' by Richard Wayne Dirksen, settings of 'O Magnum Mysterium' by Francis Poulenc and Morten Lauridsen, and 'Hodie Christus Natus Est' by JP Sweelinck. Accompanying artists include members of the Sarasota Orchestra, James Hawkinson, organist and Lurray Myers, pianist. The program is under the direction of Robert Parrish.
The concert is free. A free-will offering will be accepted. Trinity United Methodist Church is located at 3200 Manatee Avenue, Bradenton. From I-75 take exit 220 and follow SR 64 (Manatee Avenue) west approximately 12 miles.