To explain why becomes a nebulous weaving of humanity and divinity. Bach humanized the Lutheran theology of his time, making it approachable. He captured everything there is to be human – betrayal, conflict, friendship, despair, joy.
Albert Einstein famously uttered: “This is what I have to say about Bach – listen, play, love, revere – and keep your trap shut.”
The New Mexico Bach Society will perform its annual spring Bach concerts in both Albuquerque and Santa Fe next weekend.