It’s “Bachfest Leipzig” on tonight’s “Evening Concert”

February 28, 2019
 

Tonight at 7:00 on the “Evening Concert” on FM 90.9 we go to Leipzig for music from “Bachfest”. You’ll hear Bach’s “Toccata and Fugue in D Minor” and his “Mass in F Major, BWV 233”. You’ll also hear Mendelssohn’s setting of Psalm 115 and selections by Schein and Schutz. 

Thursday February 28: Deutsche Welle Festival Concerts 2018-19 (DWF 18-09)

Bachfest Leipzig
St. Thomas Boy Choir (2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,13) Gewandhaus Orchestra, Leipzig (2,3,4,5, 6,7, 8,9,13) 
Stuttgart Chamber Chorus (12) Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie Bremen (12) 
Conductor: Gotthold Schwarz (2,3,4,5,6,7, 8,9,13) Frieder Bernius (12) 
Soloists: Ullrich Böhme, organ (1) Stefan Altner, organ (3,4,5,6,7,8,9,13) 
Gerlinde Sämann, soprano (2,13) Anja Binkenstein, soprano (2) Markus Brutscher, tenor (2) 
Robert Pohlers, tenor (2) Gotthold Schwarz, baritone (10,11,12) Rolf Schönstedt, organ (10,11) 
Ruth Ziesak, soprano (12) Christoph Pregardien, tenor (12) Stefan Kahle, male alto (13) 
Gun Wook Lee, bass (13)         

(1) Bach: Toccata and Fugue in D Minor, BWV 565
(2) Schein: Herr Gott, dich loben wir (Lord God, we praise you - Te Deum laudamus) 
(3) Schein: Unser Leben währet siebnzhig Jahr (Our life lasts seventy years) 
(4) Schein: Zion spricht: Der Herr hat mich verlassen (Zion speaks, he has forsaken me) 
(5) Schein: Die mit Tränen säen (They who sow tears) 
(6) Schütz: Selig sind die Toten (Blessed are the dead), SWV 391 
(7) Schütz: Das ist je gewisslich wahr (This is a faithful saying), SWV 388 
(8) Schütz: Verleih uns Frieden gnädiglich (Grant us peace graciously), SWV 372 
(9) Schütz: Gib unsern Fürsten und aller Obrigkeit (Give to our sovereigns and to all authorities) 
(10) Reger: Wohl denen, die ohne Wandel leben (Blessed are those that are undefiled in the way) 
(11) Schoeck: Psalm  (12) Mendelssohn: Nicht unserm Namen, Herr (Not to us Lord) 
(13) Bach: Mass in F Major, BWV 233
(14) Mendelssohn: Verleih uns Frieden gnädiglich (Grant us peace graciously), MWV A 1


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