MUSIC: Whatcom Chorale presents Bach’s Mass in B-minor on May 31

Whatcom Chorale presents a concert entitled “Our Greatest Gift,” at 3 p.m. Sunday, May 31, at First Congregational Church, 2401 Cornwall Ave.

J. S. Bach’s Mass in B Minor, completed in 1749 and one of his last compositions, is a musical setting of the Latin Mass, and has been widely hailed as one of the greatest compositions in musical history.

Tickets, $20 adults, $15 students and seniors, and $5 for those 18 and younger, are available at the door and at Village Books, Piper Music, Everybody’s Store, Greenhouse, the Community Food Co-Op and Brown Paper Tickets.