Behold and See

 

Sunday 4th August 2019
New College Chapel, Oxford

Recycling was very much a part of the 18th century composer’s armory, and Bach’s efforts were the most inventive. Cantata 186, which started life in Weimar 1716, is presented in its later, expanded version.

Sanctus

 

Sunday 1st September 2019
New College Chapel, Oxford

A stirring Sanctus in C major, and three cantatas with big statements: BWV 179 preaches against hypocrisy; BWV 77 illustrates the second of Jesus’ two commandments; and BWV 69a enjoins us to ‘not forget what good He has done for you!’

Oxford Bach Soloists

 

A Baroque ensemble performing, in sequence,
the complete canon of J.S. Bach’s vocal works over 12 years.

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