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Festival of Motets

Bach Society Houston’s Bach Choir presents A Festival of Motets prior to performing in June 2017 at the world’s largest Bach Festival in Leipzig, Germany.

Monica Czausz, Organ Recital

Join us for an organ recital with Monica Czausz, a native of western Massachusetts, on Sunday, April 10, at 6 pm, following Choral Evensong at 4 pm and a reception at 5 pm. Monica is the Cathedral organist at Christ Church, Houston. She is currently pursuing her master’s degree in organ performance at Rice’s Shepherd School of Music, where…

Music Notes for Easter I

For Easter I the Parish Choir will be singing Philip Wilby’s (b. 1949) setting of A Prayer for St Thomas as the Offertory Anthem. This is a beautiful modern but melodic work written for voices, organ and soprano solo. The words, which are in the form of a collect or short prayer, are as follows:…

Music Notes for Passion Sunday

This Sunday is known as Passion Sunday, which marks the beginning of Passiontide, the last two weeks of Lent, which extend from Passion Sunday to Holy Saturday. It is customary in many traditions during this period for all crucifixes, images and pictures in church to be veiled in purple muslin, and for the Gloria Patri (‘Glory…


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February 9, 2014 performance of Cantate Domino: Church Music of Zachow, Bach and Handel by The Zachow Players and Consort, Hyeok Lee, Director, at St. Thomas’ Episcopal Church, Houston, Texas