Bienen Ensembles

Alice Millar Spring Festival Concert

Bach Festival Cantatas

Saturday, May 11, 2024 at 7:00pm CDT

Alice Millar Chapel

Preconcert discussion by Musicology Associate Professor Andrew Talle in Vail Chapel (adjacent to Alice Millar Chapel) at 6 p.m.

Stephen Alltop, conductor; Alice Millar Chapel Choir and soloists; Baroque Music Ensemble 

The Alice Millar Chapel Choir and Baroque Music Ensemble come together in two spectacular cantatas by Johann Sebastian Bach: Cantata 43, Gott fähret auf mit Jauchzen, and Cantata 172, Erschallet, ihr Lieder, erklinget, ihr Saiten! Written for the feasts of Ascension and Pentecost respectively, these festive works feature the exultant sounds of trumpets, timpani, and strings complementing splendid music for solo voices and choir. 

Admission is free, but a goodwill offering will be accepted.

Free Event

Alice Millar Chapel


1870 Sheridan Road
Evanston, IL 60208
United States

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Completed in 1962, this venue houses two chapels: the 700-seat Millar Chapel and the 125-seat Vail Chapel. The Chapel hosts religious services, music performances, lectures, and other events.