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On The Bach Hour, John Eliot Gardiner leads the Monteverdi Choir and English Baroque Soloists in music that combines a bright invitation and a forboding preview of events to come.

St. Bartholomew's Church, New York
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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

Avi Avital
Harald Hoffmann / Deutsche Grammophon

On the program:

Sinfonias (Three-Part Inventions): No. 12 in A, BWV 798; No. 13 in A minor, BWV 799; No. 1 in C, BWV 787 - Till Fellner

Der Geist hilft unser Schwachheit auf, BWV 226 (translation) - Monteverdi Choir, John Eliot Gardiner, conductor

Sonata in E minor, BWV 1034 (orig. for flute): IV. Allegro - Avi Avital, mandolin; Ophira Zakai, theorbo; Ira Givol, cello

Harry Christophers
Stu Rosner / Handel and Haydn Society

On the program:
St. Matthew Passion:  highlights of Part One (translation) - Anthony Rolfe Johnson, Evangelist (tenor);  Andreas Schmidt, Jesus (baritone);  Ann Monoyios and Barbara Bonney, soprano;  Anne Sofie von Otter, contralto;  Michael Chance, countertenor;  Howard Crook, tenor;  Monteverdi Choir, London Oratory Junior Choir, and English Baroque Soloists, John Eliot Gardiner, conductor

Marco Borggreve

On the program:

Trio Sonata No. 6 in G, BWV 530 - Robert Quinney, organ (Frobenius organ at The Queen's College, Oxford, England)

Cantata BWV 114 Ach, lieben Christen, seid getrost (translation) - Charles Humphries, alto;  Mark Padmore, tenor;  Stephan Loges, bass;  Monteverdi Choir and English Baroque Soloists, John Eliot Gardiner, conductor

Brandenburg Concerto No. 3 in G, BWV 1048 - Musica Amphion, Pieter-Jan Belder, director

 

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