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Bach: The Motets, 60 Years RIAS Kammerchor

Stephanie Petitlaurent soprano | Waltraud Heinrich alto | Susanne Langner alto | Volker Arndt tenor | Christian Mücke tenor | Ingolf Horenburg bass | RIAS Kammerchor
Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin
Hans-Christoph Rademann

This festive concert from the Gethsemanekirche in Berlin marks the 60th anniversary of the RIAS Kammerchor. Under the baton of the new chief conductor Hans-Christoph Rademann, the RIAS Kammerchor and the Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin are performing famous Motets by Johann Sebastian Bach, interspersed with some fine instrumental works of the composer. Founded in 1948, the choir enjoys today a worldwide reputation as one of the best ensembles of its kind.

Repertoire

„Der Geist hilft unser Schwachheit auf“, Motet BWV 226; Sinfonia from Cantata BWV 146; „Ich lasse dich nicht, du segnest mich denn“ BWV Anh. 159; Concerto from Cantata BWV 35; „Jesu, meine Freude“ BWV 227; Sinfonia from Cantata BWV 188...

Facts

Prog. No.
5740
Music genre
Choral Music / Vocal
Length
90 mins
Director
Elisabeth Malzer
Producers
RBB und EuroArts Music International, in cooperation with ARTE
Production year
2008
Format
SD