Bach’s “Cantata No. 80” & Mendelssohn’s “2nd Symphony” from Leipzig . .

January 10, 2018
 

Tonight at 7:00 on the Evening Concert on FM 90.9 it’s the “Deutsche Welle Festival Concerts” with “Bachfest Leipzig”.  Gotthold Schwarz conducts the Handel Festival Orchestra Halle in Bach’s “Cantata No. 80, A Mighty Fortress…” Also on the program Mendelssohn’s “2nd Symphony”, the “Song of Praise”.

Wednesday, January 10: Deutsche Welle Festival Concerts (DWF 17/18, No. 2)

Bachfest Leipzig

Location: St. Thomas' Church, Leipzig
Ullrich Böhme, organ (1,2)
(1) BACH: Toccata in F Major for organ, BWV 540
(2) BACH: Wir glauben all an einen Gott (We all believe in one God), chorale prelude BWV 680

 Performed by: Handel Festival Orchestra Halle (3,4,5); Conductor: Gotthold Schwarz (3,4,5)

Choir of St. Thomas' Church, Leipzig (3,5); St. Thomas' School Choir (3,5) Katja Stuber, soprano (3,5); Marie-Claude Chappuis, mezzo-soprano (3,5); Martin Petzold, tenor (3,5); Henryk Böhm, bass (3,5)
(3) BACH: Ein feste Burg ist unser Gott (A mighty fortress is our God), cantata BWV 80,
orchestrated by Wilhelm Friedemann Bach
(4) MENDELSSOHN: Symphony No. 2 in B-flat Major (Song of Praise), op. 52, part one
(5) MENDELSSOHN: Symphony No. 2 in B-flat Major (Song of Praise), op. 52, part two


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