In Concert

Upcoming performances

2021 Fall Concert

The time is coming for our 2021 Fall Concert! Please mark your calendar for Sunday, November 21, 2021, at 3:00 pm. The event will take place at St Paul Lutheran Church, Des Peres, MO. This concert welcomes the return of our chorus.

The program will feature two cantatas by J.S. Bach – BWV 3 “Ach Gott, wie manches Herzeleid” (Oh God, how much heartache) and BWV 62 “Nun komm, der Heiden Heiland” (Now come, Savior of the nations).

Soloists Emily Truckenbrod, Lea Zelaya, Stephanie Ruggles, James Stevens, and Brian Parrish will join the instrumentalists of the American Kantorei under the direction of Maurice Boyer.
Following current CDC guidelines masks recommended for vaccinated individuals but not required. If you are not vaccinated masks are encouraged. Potential guests should self-screen at home if they feel unwell.
A recording of the concert will be made available to view via Facebook after the event.
Make sure to mark yourself as “going” via our Facebook event!

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Fall Concert, Sunday, November 21, 2021, 3:00 pm


American Kantorei in Concert Sunday, June 6, 2021, 3:00 pmSunday, June 6, 2021 at 3:00 pm

St. Paul’s Lutheran Church
12345 Manchester
Des Peres, Missouri 63131

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Performances of J.S. Bach’s “Bereitet die Wege, bereitet die Bahn” BWV 132 and “O heiliges Geist- und Wasserbad” BWV 165, as well as a cantata for two sopranos by a composer whom Bach greatly admired – “Salve Jesu patris gnate unigenite” BuxWV 94.

Recent performances

Sunday, November 8, 2020 at 3:00 pm

St. Paul’s Lutheran Church

12345 Manchester
Des Peres, Missouri 63131

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Link to a copy of our concert program

Performances of Cantata 32 and Cantata 49 by J.S. Bach.

Thursday, January 30, 2020 at 10 am

LCMS International Center

1333 S Kirkwood Rd, Saint Louis, Missouri 63122

Performances by the American Kantorei and four local Lutheran schools in celebration of National Lutheran Schools Week.

American Kantorei Messiah Sing-Along Dec 14, 2019

Sing-along Messiah
Saturday, December 14, 2019 at 7:30 pm

First Congregational Church
6501 Wydown Boulevard, Saint Louis, Missouri 63105

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Performance of select movements from Messiah.

Saturday, November 16, 2019 at 7:15 pm

Immanuel Lutheran Church
213 West 5th Street, Washington, Missouri 63093

Sunday, November 17, 2019 at 3:00 pm

St. Paul’s Lutheran Church
12345 Manchester, Des Peres, Missouri 63131

Performances of Cantata 93, Cantata 27, Cantata 156, and Cantata 37 by J.S. Bach.

American Kantorei presents Bach & Beer fundraiser Saturday, August 24, 2019 at 7:00 pm at the Schlafly Tap Room

Bach & Beer
Saturday, August 24, 2019 at 7:00 pm

Schlafly Tap Room
2100 Locust St, St. Louis 63103

Enjoy selections of the music of J.S. Bach paired with Schlafly brews and help us raise funds for our 2019-2020 season. Thanks to our volunteers and patrons that made this fundraiser a success!

Coffee with Bach
Sunday, June 2, 2019 at 3:00 pm

Glendale Lutheran Church
1365 N Sappington Rd, St. Louis 63122

The American Kantorei soloists and instrumentalists perform J.S. Bach’s secular Coffee Cantata BWV 211.

Purchase coffee and desserts to enjoy while you listen and help us raise funds to support our 2019-2020 season.
Thanks to our generous donors and volunteers who made this fundraiser possible.

Christ Who Is My Life
Sunday, March 17, 2019 at  3:00 p.m.

St. Paul’s Lutheran Church
12345 Manchester Rd,
St. Louis, MO 63131

Performances of Cantata 47, Cantata 95, and Cantata 17 by J.S. Bach.

Free admission.