X
Great news! Brown Paper Tickets is being acquired by Events.com. Click here to learn more.
  View site in English, Español, or Français
The fair-trade ticketing company.
Sign Me Up!  |  Log In
 
Find An Event Create Your Event Help
 
J.S. Bach's CHORAL MOTETS
Grace Cathedral
Topeka, KS
Share this event:
Get Tickets
There are no active dates for this event.
We hope you liked the Spire Ensemble and their presentation of Bach's Motets at Grace Cathedral in Topeka. Check out other upcoming concerts at the Cathedral at www.GreatSpaces.org




Event

J.S. Bach's CHORAL MOTETS
J.S. Bach's motets are considered by some his most demanding vocal works and symbolize the pinnacle of the Baroque genre. Experience eight of North America's finest early music vocalists perform these extraordinary pieces one-to-a-part in the great neo-Gothic Grace Cathedral in downtown Topeka.  The Cathedral's wonderful acoustic boasts 4.5 seconds of reverberation--ideal for choral music.  

"Singet dem Herrn ein neues Lied" BWV 225
"Der Geist hilft unser Schwachheit auf" BWV 226
"Jesu, meine Freude" BWV 227
"F├╝rchte dich nicht, ich bin bei dir" BWV 228
"Komm, Jesu, komm" BWV 229
"Lobet den Herrn, alle Heiden" BWV 230

The Spire Chamber Ensemble was founded in 2010 as one of the only regional choral groups bringing together some of the best choral artists from around the United States and Canada to Kansas City for a specific concert. Each choral artist has learned the specific program independently and is exacting in their craft. We also attain our distinct and exquisite sound utilizing countertenors to sing alto parts. With the creative and artistic skills of founder and conductor, Ben A. Spalding, and just a few days of intense rehearsals, a collage of beauty and transformative sound is created. The alchemy of these masterful individuals come together to create the Spire Chamber Ensemble.

Ben A. Spalding is the founder and artistic director of the Spire Chamber Ensemble, which is gaining a national reputation for excellence in choral performances. He received undergraduate degrees in voice and piano from Emporia State University and two Master's Degrees in conducting and composition from Rowan University. He was a student of renowned conductor and composer Z. Randall Stroope, and has also studied conducting with Terry Barham and Sir David Willcocks in Cambridge. Spalding is up and coming as a professional choral conductor, working with the best choral artists in the country and gaining a reputation as a fine interpreter of both early and contemporary repertoire. He is sought after as a clinician, most recently leading Festivals and Honor Choirs throughout the Midwest. Spalding is also active as a composer, regularly accepting commissions. As an educator, he has held positions at the high school and university levels. In addition to his work with Spire Chamber Ensemble, Spalding is Director of Music and the Arts at Trinity Lutheran Church in Mission, KS, where he has built one of the most prestigious concert series and arts programs in the Kansas City area.

Location

Grace Cathedral (View)
701 SW 8th Avenue
Topeka, KS 66603
United States

Categories

Arts > Performance
Music > Choral
Music > Classical

Minimum Age: 10
Dog Friendly: No
Non-Smoking: Yes!
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!

Contact


Contact us
Email
support@brownpapertickets.com
Phone
1-800-838-3006 (Temporarily Unavailable)
Resources
Developers
Help
Ticket Buyers
Track Your Order
Browse Events
Locations
Event Producers
Create an Event
Pricing
Services
Buy Pre-Printed Tickets
The Venue List
Find out about local events
Get daily or weekly email notifications of new and discounted events in your neighborhood.
Sign up for local events
Connect with us
Follow us on Facebook
Follow us on Twitter
Follow us on Instagram
Watch us on YouTube
Get to know us
Use of this service is subject to the Terms of Usage, Privacy Policy, and Cookie Policy of Brown Paper Tickets. All rights reserved. © 2000-2022 Mobile EN ES FR