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Bach’s Virtuosi

Sunday 17 September, 3:15 pm

Bach's Virtuosi

Featuring some of JS Bach’s most famous works, this concert will include excerpts from his Passions, Oratorios, and Cantatas and some of his well-loved works such as Sleepers, wake! and Air on a G string. The Oxford Bach Soloists will be accompanied by an authentic string orchestra in this popular concert of Bach’s wonderful music.

Cello Suite No. 1 in G BWV 1007

Magnificat BWV 243
Et exultavit spiritus meus
Quia fecit mihi magna
Et misericordia
Deposuit potentes de sede

Orchestral Suite No 3 BWV 1068
‘Air on a G string’ (Air)

Cantata: Jesus nahm zu sich die Zwölfe BWV 22
Mein alles in allem, mein ewiges Gut
Ertöt uns durch dein Gute

Cantata: Mein Herze schimmt im Blut BWV 199
Doch Gott muß mir genädig sein
Tief gebückt und voller Reue

Cantata: Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme BWV 140
Er kommt, er kommt!
Wenn kömmst du, mein Heil?
Zion hört die Wächter singen

Christmas Oratorio BWV 248
Schließe mein Herze

St John Passion BWV 245
Mein teurer Heiland

Cantata: Herz und Mund und That und Leben BWV 147
Jesu, joy of man’s desiring

St Matthew Passion BWV 244
Erbarme dich

Cantata: Wer Dank opfert, der preiset mich BWV 17/7
Wie sich ein Vat’r erbarmet

Motet: Lobet den Herrn, alle Heiden BWV 230

Tickets £15 (Under 16s are welcome to attend the sessions at the Alumni Weekend, other than where alcohol is served, free of charge)

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Hosted by the Oxford Alumni Weekend “Meeting Minds” 2017. Guests welcome!

Oxford Alumni Weekend


Sunday 17 September
3:15 pm


New College Chapel
Holywell Street
Oxford, OX1 3BN
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