Music at St. Anne’s

 The series returns!

Need to decompress after work?
Want to skip rush hour for one day?
Need a
great way to start your evening?

Try the Bach+ Series at St. Anne’s in Church Circle!
All Thursday Concerts begin at 6:15 p.m. unless otherwise noted.
Skip rush hour and wind down your day with the Bach+ Series, which now includes four elements – the Thursday Series, Masterworks, Chamber Series, Cantata Vespers and Organ Vespers – all in downtown Annapolis at St. Anne’s Church!  Donations to support these concerts will be accepted at the door.  Most concerts last roughly an hour.
 The lineup of Thursday at 6:15 p.m. concerts includes:

February 28: PING Ensemble

March 7: Chengcheng Yao, Pianist

March 14: Bach+

March 21: Bach+ Seasons 2

April – 4/4: The Annapolis Chamber Orchestra and guest artist Mimi Stillman go on the road to Washington College’s beautiful Hotchkiss recital hall in Chestertown, MD.  There they will present a program of music by Bach, Vivaldi, Mozart, and Piazzolla. Tickets and more information can be found at:


Bach+ 2018-2019 – Visit our Bach+ page!

Masterworks Series:

December 22, 8 p.m. Bach+ – Handel’s Messiah with the Annapolis Chorale     Tickets

March 16   Bach+ –  St. John Passion    Tickets  

Chamber Series:

October 11, 6:15 pm
An American Four Seasons” (Summer and Fall)

with Tatiana Chulochnikova, violin

November 15, 6:15 pm
The Great Baroque Songbook (or “Breaking Old Grounds”)

Improvisation in a classic style (flute, cello, piano, harpsichord)

February 21, 2019, 6:15 pm
A Buenos Aires Winter

with Alec Green, guitar

April 6, 8 pm (at Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts)
An Annapolis Spring

with Mimi Stillman, flute, and featuring a World Premiere by Kathy Wonson Eddy

Cantata Vespers:

Sunday, September 16, 5:30 p.m.
Jauchzet Gott in allen Landen (BWV 51) – J.S. Bach

Sunday, October 28, 5:30 p.m.
O Ewigkeit, du Donnerwort (part 1), BWV 20 – J.S. Bach

Sunday, December 9, 5:30 p.m.
Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme, BWV 140 – J.S. Bach

Thursday, December 20, 7 p.m.
Magnificat in D, BWV 243 – J.S. Bach
Ave Maria – F. Biebl
Magnificat – Arvo Pärt

Sunday, March 24, 5:30 p.m.
Wie schön leuchtet der Morgenstern, BWV 1 – J.S. Bach

Friday, April 19, 7 p.m. (prelude to the Good Friday evening service)
Tilge, Höchster, meine Sünden, BWV 1083 – J.S. Bach

Organ Vespers:

October 25, 6:15 pm
Lon Chaney’s Phantom of the Opera (1925/1929)

January 31, 2019, 6:15 pm
Buster Keaton’s The General (1926)

April 25,  6:15 pm
Cecil B. DeMille’s The King of Kings (1927)

Concerts at St. Anne’s are co-presented by St. Anne’s Church, Rev. Timothy Mulder, Interim Rector,
and Live Arts Maryland, J. Ernest Green, Music Director.


St. Anne’s Church in Church Circle is the centerpiece of downtown Annapolis.   The church is known for its exemplary music program and this free concert series is a big part of it.  Through the regular Thursday series and it’s Bach+ Series offerings, we bring to Annapolis the best musicians in the region. The church itself boasts the finest acoustics in the area as well as one of the finest pipe organs. So, if you like music – music of all kinds – join us!
Background:  With a strong commitment to enriching community life in Annapolis by presenting the finest in live music, Live Arts Maryland (home of The Annapolis Chorale) and St. Anne’s Church proudly continue a collaboration that has for 18 years expanded the musical experiences freely available to the community.  The Thursday Series and the Bach+ Series have included members fo the Annapolis Chamber Orchestra, members of the National Symphony Orchestra, violinist Nurit bar Joseph, pianist Dan Tepfer, guitarist Piotr Pakhomkin, the United States Naval Academy ensembles, the American Guild of Organists, the con brio! ensemble, the Washington Symphonic Brass, organist Larry Molinaro and many groups of area musicians.  The Annapolis Chorale and Annapolis Chamber Orchestra are also regular performers at St. Anne’s.  The lineup gets better every season.
Want more info on the series?  Call 410-263-1906 or email us!

St. Anne’s Episcopal Church, Rev. Timothy Mulder, Interim Rector, has been the Church in the Circle serving the Annapolis community since the 1600s.  Today, St. Anne’s Church is the spiritual as well as a geographic heart of the city for both Annapolitans and visitors alike.  This Christ-centered parish ministers to the community through a variety of outreach initiatives, including its strong music program.