Music Department Events

Apr 6

Guest Artist: "St John Passion" Bach Oratory Ens. & MN Dance Theater

Saturday, April 6th, 2019
7:00 – 9:30 pm / Kracum Performance Hall
Spring 2019 St. Johns Passion

St. Johns Passion St. John Passion by J.S. Bach

Artists: Oratory Bach Ensemble & MN Dance Theater

Directors: Musical Director, Matthew J Olson, Choreography by Lise Houlton


Minnesota Dance Theatre and Oratory Bach Ensemble join forces in a groundbreaking collaboration: J.S. Bach's St. John Passion. Witness a monumental interpretation of a Bach masterpiece with MDT dancers & Oratory vocal soloists, professional chorus, and baroque orchestra. Led by Artistic Directors Matthew J. Olson of Oratory Bach Ensemble and Lise Houlton of Minnesota Dance Theatre.

Led by Artistic Director Matthew J. Olson, Oratory is a Minnesota-based professional chamber choir and period instrument orchestra comprised of many of the nation's leading Baroque artists. They strive to transform the antiquity of Baroque music into concert experiences of powerful relevancy through exceptional artistry, honored authenticity, and engaged community.

A pre-concert talk by Matthew J. Olson will start at 6:30 p.m.

Sponsored by Charles Geer '62, Barbara Geer '63, Music Dept, Arts @ Carleton. Contact: Holly Streekstra, x4475