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Bach cantatas with Maestro Helmuth Rilling and the Willamette Master Chorus

Helmuth Rilling, guest conductor
Catherine van der Salm, soprano
Hannah Penn, alto
Les Green, tenor
Anton Belov, bass

Internationally renowned German conductor, scholar and lecturer, Helmuth Rilling comes to Salem to guest conduct the WMC in a performance of two well-known cantatas of Johann Sebastian Bach. Cantata No. 80 "Ein feste Burg ist unser Gott" (A Mighty Fortress is Our God) and Cantata No. 147 "Herz und Mund und Tat und Leben" (Heart, Mouth, Deed and Life). This cantata features the beloved chorale "Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring." The chorus will be accompanied by orchestra. Willamette Master Chorus is proud to partner with St. Mark Lutheran Visiting Theologian Program and Goudy Distinguished Artist Series for this concert.