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1475 Catalina Blvd.
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Bach Collegium San Diego is a historically-informed professional music ensemble based in San Diego, California.


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Welcome to All the Pleasures!

  • All Souls' Episcopal Church 1475 Catalina Boulevard San Diego, CA, 92107 United States (map)

Henry Purcell: The Sacred and the Profane

One of the greatest and most original composers of the seventeenth century, Henry Purcell produced a uniquely English form of music by incorporating French and Italian stylistic elements into his compositions. Two celebratory odes, written to commemorate St. Cecilia and Queen Mary respectively, serve as the backdrop for a festive program featuring Purcell's varied and unique works.   

Soloists to include:

Margot RoodSoprano

Jay Carter, Countertenor

Aaron SheehanTenor

Enrico LagascaBass

Now does the glorious day appear (Birthday Ode for Queen Mary, 1689)

Welcome to all the Pleasures (Ode to St. Cecilia's Day, 1683)

Rejoice in the Lord alway (Bell Anthem)

Man that is born of a woman (from Funeral Music for Queen Mary, 1695)

In the midst of life (from Funeral Music for Queen Mary, 1695)

Hear my prayer, O Lord

including music from King Arthur and Fairy Queen

Earlier Event: May 9
Ecstasy - Bach at Noon
Later Event: May 12
Welcome to All the Pleasures!