Bach Cantata Series: UMD Choral Activities

Bach Cantata Series

UMD Choral Activities
Thursday, May 4, 2023 . 1:30PM
Photo by Hayley Fahey.
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Estimated Length: 
30 minutes

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J.S. Bach, known as the great master, wrote more than 200 cantatas, and UMD Choral Activities aims to sing them all in this series of short performances led by conductors in the graduate program. Conducted by a graduate student from the choral conducting program, this performance will feature a Bach Cantata that will be announced closer to the concert.

About UMD Choral Activities

Choral conducting alumnus Jason Max Ferdinand D.M.A. ’15 makes his season debut as the new director of choral activities. UMD's choral program is internationally regarded and offers students a wide array of choral experiences with music encompassing all styles and eras. In addition to this season’s on campus performances, the UMD Concert Choir participates in annual collaborations with both the National Symphony Orchestra and the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra at premier venues including the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Carnegie Hall and Meyerhoff Symphony Hall.

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