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The English Concert

J. S. Bach
J. S. Bach
The English Concert : The Choir Of The English Concert
LONDON  •  Wigmore Hall  •  Ongoing

J.S. Bach: Christ lag in Todesbanden BWV4
Biber: Missa Christi resurgentis

The English Concert and Choir perform music for Holy Week, opening with the Easter cantata Christ lag in Todesbanden, perhaps Bachís earliest surviving sacred vocal work. Laurence Cummings directs a performance of Heinrich Ignaz Franz von Biberís rarely heard Missa Christi Resurgentis, which was most likely written in 1674 for performance on Easter Day in Salzburg Cathedral.

The Bohemian-born composer crafted a suitably lavish setting of the Latin Mass for the edification of his powerful employer, the Prince- Archbishop of Salzburg.

The English Concert
The Choir Of The English Concert
Laurence Cummings, director, organ

Wigmore Hall Website

Detailed schedule information:
7:30 pm

Contact: Wigmore Hall
36 Wigmore Street
London W1U 2

Tel: (44) 020 79 35 21

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