Cantata Singers’ 51st season commences with a program featuring the world premiere of Elena Ruehr’s Eve paired with two cantatas by J.S. Bach. Cantata Singers has commissioned Boston-based composer and 2014 Guggenheim fellow Elena Ruehr to write Eve, which is Cantata Singers’ 14th commission and the first from a female composer.
J.S. Bach: Cantata BWV 77, “Du sollt Gott, deinen Herren, lieben”
Elena Ruehr: Eve World Premiere; Cantata Singers Commission
J.S. Bach: Cantata BWV 195a, “Dem Gerechten muß das Licht immer wieder aufgehen”