Loading Events

« All Events

  • This event has passed.

Easter Oratorio

Saturday 20 April 2019, 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Free – £25
Aileen Thomson

Tickets

The numbers below include tickets for this event already in your cart. Clicking "Get Tickets" will allow you to edit any existing attendee information as well as change ticket quantities.
Tickets are no longer available

*** MAIN CHAPEL SOLD OUT *** Walkups available on the door for £20. First-come-first-served.

JS Bach
Ich hatte viel Bekümmernis (I had much grief), BWV 21

Oster-Oratorium (Easter Oratorio), BWV 249

Soprano: Aileen Thomson
Mezzo-soprano: Esther Brazil
Tenor: Ruairi Bowen
Baritone: Humphrey Thompson

One of Bach’s earliest Weimar cantatas Ich hatte viel Bekümmernis is performed here in its first Leipzig version. Complete with 11 movements, the story takes us from darkness to blazing light. This journey from grief to joy is echoed in Bach’s dramatic Easter Oratorio. Told by four characters Mary Magdalene, Mary Jacobe, Simon Peter, and John the Apostle, it canters to the end in triumphant victory.

Details

Date:
Saturday 20 April 2019
Time:
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Cost:
Free – £25

Venue

New College Chapel
Holywell Street
Oxford, OX1 3BN
+ Google Map

By continuing to use the site, you agree to the use of cookies. more information

The cookie settings on this website are set to "allow cookies" to give you the best browsing experience possible. If you continue to use this website without changing your cookie settings or you click "Accept" below then you are consenting to this.

Close