Wednesday, July 3rd, 2019; 7:30PM
Bach constructed four Cantatas intended for Pentecost Sunday. Cantata 74 (“Wer mich liebet”) was first performed in 1725 and is comprised of eight movements. The text focuses on personal and individual responses to faith, thus the work relies heavily on vocal soloists.
J.S. Bach’s “Wer mich liebet” (BWV 74)
Oregon Bach Festival Berwick Chamber Chorus
Scott Allen Jarrett, conducting
Kim Leeds, alto soloist