Ensemble VIII, under the direction of conductor Dr. James Morrow, will present The Passion of Seven—North German Masterworks for Holy Week on Thursday, Feb. 28, at the Lois Perkins Chapel on the campus of Southwestern University in Georgetown, and on Friday, Mar. 1, at St. Martin’s Lutheran Church in Austin. The Georgetown concert begins at 7 p.m.; the Austin concert begins at 7:30 p.m.
Featuring works by Bach, Buxtehude and Schütz, the concert will include three transcendent works that will transport listeners to a realm of great devotion and profound spirituality.
Bach - Christ lag in Todes Banden
Buxtehude – Membra Nostri Jesu
Schütz - Die Sieben Worte Jesu Christi am Kreuz
Thursday, Feb. 28, 2013, 7:00 p.m.
Lois Perkins Chapel, Southwestern University
1001 E. University Ave.
Georgetown, TX 78626
(Free for Southwestern faculty, staff and students)
Friday, Mar. 1, 2013, 7:30 p.m.
St. Martin’s Lutheran Church
606 West 15th St.
Austin, TX 78701
Prices range from $10 for students to $45 for special priority seating (available for the Austin concert only). The Georgetown concert is free for those with a Southwestern University I.D.