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Johann Sebastian Bach: Christmas Oratorio

Monteverdi Choir, English Baroque Soloists, Claron McFadden, soprano, Christoph Genz, tenor, Bernarda Fink, alto, Dietrich Henschel, bass, Katharine Fuge, echo-soprano
Sir John Eliot Gardiner

In the historic Weimar Herder Church Sir John Eliot Gardiner finds the perfect setting for his recording of the Bach Christmas Oratorio. Against the backdrop of the dramatic altar and Lucas Granach paintings, the Monteverdi Choir and the English Baroque Soloists perform Gardiner's new interpretation of this classic piece. For the renowned conductor, this Weimar concert is a special performance, marking the start of his Bach Cantata Pilgrimage. With this new interpretation of the Christmas Oratorio, Gardiner shows himself once again to be an incontestable specialist of Bach's music. Also available: each cantata with a short clip with Gardiner (Programmes Lengh: 30' each Cantata)

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Bach: Christmas Oratorio

Facts

Prog. No.
4509
Music genre
Choral Music / Vocal
Length
145 mins
Director
Bob Coles
Producers
EuroArts, BBC © EuroArts
Production year
1999
Format
HD