Concert: Bach Christmas Oratorio (7 December 2013)

Concert poster; details in text

Lichfield Cathedral Chorus will be joined by Lichfield’s Darwin Ensemble Chamber Orchestra for a performance of the Bach Christmas Oratorio.

with

Soprano: Hannah Grove, Alto: Andrew Stewart, Tenor: Nick Berry, Bass: Simon Gallear

Conductor: Ben Lamb

Composed in 1734 this work used much new material as well as incorporating some of Bach’s existing music both sacred and secular adapted to fit the context. The text, which is based on the account of the Birth of Christ was compiled by Picander.

Pieces

« Rossini, Petite Messe Solennelle (Jun 2013)Elgar's The Apostles (Apr 2014) »