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Rays of Hope Amid Clouds of Fear in Bach's Cantata 42

 Sunrise through clouds in New Mexico
Diego PH
Sunrise through clouds in New Mexico

On The Bach Hour, Masaaki Suzuki leads Bach Collegium Japan in a dramatic post-Easter cantata, and Andrew Manze conducts the composer's Triple Concerto.

On the program:

Triple Concerto in A minor, BWV 1044 - Rachel Brown, flute;  Pauline Nobes, violin;  Richard Egarr, harpsichord;  Academy of Ancient Music, Andrew Manze, director

Cantata BWV 42 Am Abend aber desselbigen Sabbats (translation) - Yukari Nonoshita, soprano;  Robin Blaze, counter-tenor;  James Gilchrist, tenor;  Dominik Wörner, bass;  Bach Collegium Japan, Masaaki Suzuki, conductor