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Details

Sir Jack Lyons Concert Hall
University of York
York
YO10 5DD
England


Programme

Johann Sebastian BachMagnificat in D major, BWV 243

Performers

Peter Seymour – conductor

Yorkshire Baroque Soloists
Yorkshire Bach Choir

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Programme Note

An unmissable trio of festive works. JS Bach’s Magnificat with its exuberant choruses, colourful orchestration and beautiful solo writing perfectly captures the divine joy of a pregnant Mary. No less infectious, or musically varied, is CPE Bach’s stylish 1749 setting of the Magnificat which energetically reinvigorates the magnificence of his father’s earlier setting. The ever-popular cantata BWV 140 Wachet auf (“Sleepers, wake”) is the ultimate musical wake-up call for Advent featuring some of JS Bach’s most memorable and timeless music.

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