Andras Schiff

Andreas Scholl
James McMillan / Decca

On the program:

Cantata BWV 200 Bekennen will ich seinen Namen - Andreas Scholl, countertenor; Basel Chamber Orchestra

Violin Concerto E, BWV 1042 - Lisa Batiashvili, violin; Chamber Orchestra of the Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra

Prelude and Fugue in B, BWV 868 - Andras Schiff, piano

Cantata BWV 82 Ich habe genug (translation) - Andreas Scholl, countertenor; Basel Chamber Orchestra

courtesy of the Musikverein

The sixth and final portion of Bach's Christmas Oratorio begins with brilliance. Hear it all, this week on The Bach Hour.

Courtesy of the Musikverein

The Christmas story is one of dramatic and miraculous events - and it's also a story about people and human nature. The third part of Bach's Christmas Oratorio takes us into the soul of one of the central characters in the story. Hear it this week on the Bach Hour.