The 46th Annual Baltimore Bach Marathon

For the first time since 2020, we are pleased to be back in person to offer you the 46th Annual Baltimore Bach Marathon on March 20, 2022 from 1 to 6 pm! Drop in to hear one performer, or stay for the entire event!

A suggested donation of $5 for each hour attended goes directly to supporting the musicians and the music series. If you wish to donate via PayPal, you may do so by visiting this link.

The event will also be livestreamed on Facebook and on YouTube.

For the safety of our audience and our performers, we ask that all visitors kindly remain masked for the duration of their visit to the St. David's Music Series.

~ Schedule of Performers ~

Please note that, due to the nature of the marathon, all timings are approximate.



Prelude and Fugue in E-flat Major (“St. Anne”), BWV 552

Douglas Buchanan

Director of Music Ministries, St. David’ Episcopal Church, Baltimore


c. 1:30-1:55

Fantasia and Fugue in C Minor, BWV 537

Valet will ich dir geben, BWV 736

Prelude and Fugue in A Minor, BWV 543

Christopher Schroeder

Minister of Music/Organist, Grace United Methodist Church, Baltimore


c. 2:00-2:30

Prelude, Largo, and Fugue in C Major, BWV 545b

Liebster Jesu, wir sind hier, BWV 731

Prelude and Fugue in E Minor (“Wedge”), BWV 548

Christian Lane

Interim Director of Music, Emmanuel Episcopal Church, Baltimore


c. 2:35-3:00

Concerto in G, BWV 592 (Johann Ernst, arr. J.S. Bach)

  1. I.Allegro
  2. II.Grave
  3. III.Presto

Prelude and Fugue in D Major, BWV 532

Henry Lowe

Director of Music Emeritus, The Church of the Redeemer, Baltimore


c. 3:05-3:55

Aria with Diverse Variations (“Goldbergs”), BWV 988

Douglas Buchanan


c. 4:00-4:30

Concerto in G, BWV 592                                 Johann Ernst, arr. by J.S. Bach

  1. I.Allegro
  2. II.Grave
  3. III.Presto

Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme, BWV 645

Jesu, meine Freude, BWV 610

Kommst du nun, Jesu, vom Himmel herunter, BWV 650

Christ lag in Todesbanden, BWV 625

Toccata in D Minor (“Dorian”), BWV 538

Ruth Heilman

Minister of Music, The Lutheran Church of St. Andrew, Silver Spring



Suite for Solo Cello no. 5 in C Minor, BWV 1011





V.Gavotte I & II




c. 5:00-5:30

Jesus Christus, unser Heiland, BWV 688

Schmucke dich, o liebe Seele, BWV 654

Fantasia and Fugue in G Minor, BWV 524

Theodore S. Davis

Organist and Choirmaster, St. Bartholomew’s Episcopal Church, Baltimore


c. 5:30-6:00

Kommst du nun, Jesu, vom Himmel herunter, BWV 650

An Wässerflssen Babylon, BWV 653

Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme, BWV 645

Prelude and Fugue in B Minor, BWV 544

Mary Hamlin-Spencer

Director of Music, St. Mark’s on the Hill Episcopal Church, Pikesville

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