Grace Church's Bach Cantata Vespers presents two performances of the St. John Passion, April 8 and 9

The Bach Cantata Vespers Chorus and Orchestra, along with Chicago Choral Artists, will present two performances of J. S. Bach's St. John Passion on Palm Sunday weekend, April 8 and 9. The Saturday evening performance begins at 7, the Sunday afternoon performance begins at 4.

Admission is free. Seating is first come, first served. There is no need to call ahead and reserve tickets. There will be a free will offering, with a suggested donation of $25. Childcare will be available in the church nursery.

There will be pre-concert lectures one hour before each performance, in the sanctuary. Mark Peters of Trinity Christian College is the speaker on Saturday evening. WFMT morning host Carl Grapentine will present the Sunday afternoon lecture.