BachLab by Emmanuel Music
An Epiphanytide Premiere with Mason Bynes
Composer Mason Bynes joins Bachlab to chat about the upcoming premiere of her motet Epiphanytide on Sunday, February 5. The motet was commissioned by Emmanuel Music to be paired with Bach Cantata BWV 92. We explore her compositional style, musical outlook, as well as influences and insights on her new motet. Visit emmanuelmusic.org to learn more about attending the presentation this Sunday!
What Is a Cantata? With Pamela Dellal (Part 2)
Claudia and Pamela Dellal continue to explore Bach cantatas by listening to BWV 115 and delving into the sound, components, and intersection between music and texts that makes these works so powerful.
What Is a Cantata? With Pamela Dellal (Part 1)
Bach cantatas are at the heart of our work at Emmanuel Music. But what is a cantata? In part one of our conversation exploring these works, Pamela Dellal talks Claudia through the history and context of cantatas, how Bach encountered and worked with them, the sources of text, their purpose, and more.
Exploring This Love Between Us with Reena Esmail
We bring you a conversation with composer Reena Esmail and Artistic Director Ryan Turner ahead of Emmanuel Music's performance of her piece, This Love Between Us, on Saturday October 1st. Learn about Reena’s cross-cultural compositional style, the ideas that inspired the piece, and how it will be paired with Bach at Emmanuel Music. Visit emmanuelmusic.org for tickets to This Love Between Us on October 1!