Bach: Magnificat tour 2017

Written in Leipzig for the 1723 Christmas Vespers, its splendour and jubilation anticipates the great choruses of his later Mass in B minor. Performed alongside this will be a selection of Bach’s Cantatas and his ever-popular Brandenburg Concerto No 3.

Performers

The Sixteen choir & orchestra
Harry Christophers conductor
Soloists:
Katy Hill, Alexandra Kidgell, Charlotte Mobbs soprano
Daniel Collins alto
Jeremy Budd, Mark Dobell tenor
Eamonn Dougan bass

Programme

Bach
Brandenburg Concerto No 3
Singet dem Herrn
Gloria in excelsis Deo (Cantata BWV 191)
Sinfonia from Cantata BWV 156
Jesus bleibet meine Freude (Jesu, joy of man’s desiring) from Cantata BWV 147
Sinfonia from part 2 of Cantata BWV 75
Magnificat in D

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Bach's Magnificat

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Bach: Magnificat tour 2017