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Masaaki Suzuki

Masaaki Suzuki
Marco Borggreve

On The Bach Hour, Masaaki Suzuki conducts the Cantata No. 198, written to commemorate Christiane Eberhardine, whose life embodied the values of the composer's community.

Full Moon
Andrew Choy / Wikimedia Commons

On the program:

Nun komm, der Heiden Heiland (Martin Luther) - Julia Gooding, soprano

Chorale prelude:  Nun komm, der Heiden Heiland, BWV 660, and Chorale prelude:  Nun komm, der Heiden Heiland, BWV 661 - His Majesty's Sagbutts and Cornetts, Timothy Roberts, director

Cantata:  Nun komm, der Heiden Heiland, BWV 62 (translation) - Yukari Nonoshita, soprano;  Robin Blaze, alto;  Makoto Sakurada, tenor;  Peter Kooij, bass;  Bach Collegium Japan, Masaaki Suzuki, conductor

Orchestral Suite No. 2 in B minor, BWV 1066 - Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin

Chorale prelude:  Nun komm, der Heiden Heiland, BWV 599 - Peter Sykes, organ (Fisk organ at Old West Church, Boston)

Yo-Yo Ma
Jason Bell

On the program:

Cantata BWV 178 Wo Gott derr Herr nicht bei uns hält (translation) - Matthew White, countertenor; Makoto Sakurada, tenor; Peter Kooy, bass; Bach Collegium Japan, Masaaki Suzuki, conductor

Concerto in D, BWV 972, after Vivaldi, arr. Crespo and Höfs - German Brass

Cello Suite No. 3 in C, BWV 1009 - Yo-Yo Ma, cello

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Gaelle Beri

Sunday at 9pm, it's Mendelssohn's masterpiece "Elijah." Acclaimed Welsh baritone Bryn Terfel sings the title role, with soprano Renee Fleming, the Edinburgh Festival Chorus and the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, conducted by Paul Daniel.

Bach Collegium Japan at Carnegie Hall
Steve Sherman / courtesy of the ensemble

On the program:

Chorale on Jesu bleibet meine Freude, from Cantata No. 147 - The 12 Cellists of the Berlin Philharmonic

Concerto in C for Two Pianos, BWV 1061 - Lucas and Arthur Jussen, pianos; Amsterdam Sinfonietta

Cantata BWV 147 Herz und Mund und Tat und Leben (translation) - Yukari Nonoshita, soprano; Robin Blaze, counter-tenor; Gerd Tuerk, tenor; Peter Kooy, bass; Bach Collegium Japan, Masaaki Suzuki, conductor

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