Bachfest 02 from “Deutsche Welle Festvial Concerts”: Bach Cantata #21

July 24, 2017
 

Tonight at 7:00 on the Evening Concert on FM 90.9 you’ll hear the second of the two “Bachfest” programs from the Deutsche Welle Festival Concerts. You’ll hear Bach’s “Cantata No. 21” portions of Bach cantatas numbers 198 and 125 and the Magnificat BWV 243a performed and recorded in St. Nicholas Church, Leipzig.

Monday July 24: Deutsche Welle Festival Concerts (DWF 2016-05)

Bachfest 02

Location: St. Nicholas' Church, Leipzig (1,2,3,6)
Performed by: Solomon's Knot (1,2,3,6); Monteverdi Choir, London (4,5); English Baroque Soloists (4,5)
Conductor: John Eliot Gardiner (4,5);

Soloists: Robin Tyson, countertenor (5); Paul Agnew, tenor (5); Peter Harvey, bass (5)
(1) BACH: Ich hatte viel Bekümmernis (I had much affliction), BWV 21, part one (21:25)
(2) BACH: Ich hatte viel Bekümmernis (I had much affliction), BWV 21, part two (17:27)
(3) SCHELLE: Machet die Tore weit (Throw open the gates) (08:45)
(4) BACH: Opening chorus from Laß Fürstin… (Let, Princess, let one more ray), BWV 198 (05:13)
(5) BACH: Mit Fried und Freud ich fahr dahin (With Peace and Joy I go from here), BWV 125 (23:11)
(6) BACH: Magnificat in E-flat Major, BWV 243a (26:15)


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

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