“Bachfest 01” from the Deutsche Welle Festival Concert series on the “Evening Concert”

July 17, 2017
 

Tonight at 7:00 on the Evening Concert on FM 90.9 you’ll hear the first of two “Bachfest” programs from the Deutsche Welle Festival Concert series. You’ll hear Bach’s “Cantata No. 20” and portions of other cantatas by Bach, as well as Max Reger’s “Requiem” performed and recorded in the church Bach worked in, St. Thomas Church, Leipzig.

Monday July 17: Deutsche Welle Festival Concerts (DWF 2016-04)

BachFest 01 Location: St. Thomas' Church, Leipzig (1,2,3,7,8,9)
Performed by: Choir of St. Thomas's Church, Leipzig (2,3,7,8,9); 

St. Thomas's School Choir, Leipzig (2,3,6,7,8,9);  Leipzig University Choir (2,3,7,8,9); 
Gewandhaus Orchestra Leipzig (2,3,6,7,8,9);  New Bach Collegium Musicum (4,5); 
Conductor: Gotthold Schwarz (2,3,7,8,9);  Max Pommer (4);  Albrecht Winter (5);  Karl Straube (6); 
Soloists: Ullrich Böhme, organ (1,7,8);  Elvira Bill, alto (2,3,7,8);  Martin Petzold, tenor (2,3,7,8); 

Tobias Berndt, bass (2,3,7,8);  Monika Frimmer, soprano (4); Julia Sophie Wagner, soprano (7,8)

(1) BACH: Passacaglia in C Minor, BWV 582
(2) BACH: O Ewigkeit, du Donnerwort (O Eternity, You Word of Thunder), cantata BWV 20, part one
(3) BACH: O Ewigkeit, du Donnerwort (O Eternity, You Word of Thunder), cantata BWV 20, part two
(4) BACH: Jauchzet Gott in allen Landen (Praise God in every nation), cantata BWV 51 (excerpt)
(5) BACH: Sinfonia from the cantata Ich hatte viel Bekümmernis, BWV 21
(6) BACH: Chorale from the cantata Die Himmel erzählen die Ehre Gottes  (The Heavens Declare the Glory of God), BWV 76
(7) REGER: Requiem, part one; (8) REGER: Requiem, part two
(9) BACH: Chorale from the cantata o Ewigkeit, du Donnerwort, BWV 60


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These programs are partially sponsored by a grant from the Illinois Arts Council Agency.

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