English Baroque Soloists

Harry Christophers
Handel and Haydn Society

This week on The Bach Hour, Handel and Haydn Society Artist Director Harry Christophers talks with host Brian McCreath about Part Two of Bach's St. Matthew Passion.

Harry Christophers
Stu Rosner / Handel and Haydn Society

On The Bach Hour, Handel and Haydn Society Artist Director Harry Christophers talks with host Brian McCreath about the emotional and musical power of Bach's St. Matthew Passion.

Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin
courtesy of the ensemble

On the program:

Toccata, Adagio & Fugue in C, BWV 564 - Gerhard Weinberger, organ (St. Martin's Church, Groningen, the Netherlands)

Cantata BWV 181 Leichtgesinnte Flattergeister (translation) - James Gilchrist, tenor;  Stephan Loges, bass;  English Baroque Soloists & Monteverdi Choir, John Eliot Gardiner, conductor

Contrapunctus 1-4, 7, Canon 16, and Contrapunctus 9 from The Art of the Fugue, BWV 1080 - Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin

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On the program:

Brandenburg Concerto No. 3 in G, BWV 1048 - English Baroque Soloists

Partita No. 5 in G, BWV 829 - Igor Levit, piano

Cantata BWV 190 Singet dem Herrn ein neues Lied (translation) - Daniel Taylor, alto; James Gilchrist, tenor; Peter Harvey, bass; Monteverdi Choir and English Baroque Solosits, John Eliot Gardiner, conductor

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Soprano Malin Hartelius sings the Cantata 51, one of Bach's flashiest works, but one with a deep intimacy embedded within.

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