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, San Francisco Bay Area's only professional Ensemble dedicated solely to the performance of the Cantatas of J.S. Bach, proudly invites you to their inaugural season.

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Comprised of some of the community's most respected and beloved musicians, supported by an enthusiastic Board of Directors, and endorsed by an illustrious Advisory Board, begins a traversal of these musical treasures in performances at Berkeley's St. Mary Magdalen Church on Sunday afternoons.

FREE to the public, thanks to contributions from individuals like you, presents these iconic works as the equivalent of a World Heritage Site, a collection of masterworks belonging to all people. Donate today to help insure the continuation of this important series.

Together with an array of internationally recognized guest artists, invites all listeners to experience the cantatas in their "natural habitat": the live dimensions of sound and time.

Upcoming Concerts

Come hear the final two
concerts of the
Inaugural Season
at St. Mary Magdalen Church,
Berkeley, CA

January 7 at 5PM features two of the Bay Area's most popular young singers, Tonia D'Amelio and Nikolas Nackley, in the "Dialogue" Cantatas, BWV 32 Liebster Jesu, mein Verlangen and BWV 49 Ich geh und suche mit Verlangen.

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Tonia D'Amelio

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Nikolas Nackley

And on February 18 at 5PM, presents the brilliant Boston-based baritone, Paul Max Tipton, in BWV 56, Ich will den Kreuzstab gerne tragen and one of the most beloved of all the cantatas, BWV 82, Ich habe genug.

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Paul Max Tipton