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Asser Bach Cantategroep (Vocal & Instrumental Ensemble)

Founded: Early 1990's - Assen, the Netherlands

The Asser Bach Cantategroep (= ABC) consists of a varying mix of professional and amateur musicians and performs four times a year cantata by J.S. Bach.

The Asser Bach Cantata Group exists over 20 years. The founders were waren Louise Wester, Wim Frankenberg and Paulien Kostense. Previously ABC performed ccasionally J.S. Bach's cantatas in different churches in and outside Assen. Meanwhile, ABC has become a foundation that has attached to the parish of Adventskerk in Assen-Oost. Every year theu perform four cantatas during church services in the morning or in the afternoon. At relatively a little bulky cantata there is room for church music. On November 4, 2012 they performed the famous Hör mein Bitten by Felix Mendelssohn. Singers and players sign per a project, and vpractive with ABC core group of singers and instrumentalists. Besides the cantatas there are performances of other works of J.S. Bach in the form of a concert. This involves workis as St John Passion (BWV 245), Magnificat (BWV 243) and Mass in B minor (BWV 232).

The cantatas are performed in the Adventskerk Assen

Source: Asser Bach Cantategroep profile on Facebook, English translation by Aryeh Oron (November 2015)
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Aryeh Oron (November 2015)

Recordings of Bach Cantatas & Other Vocal Works

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Works

Rein de Vries

Vocal & Instrumental Ens

Video: BWV 70

Links to other Sites

Asser Bach Cantategroep (Official Website) [Dutch]
Asser Bach Cantategroep on Facebook

 


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