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Bach Cantata Ring

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Thu 21, 8.00pm

Chapelle Royale, Versailles, Paris, France

Monteverdi Choir
English Baroque Soloists
John Eliot Gardiner - conductor

Hana Blazikova - soprano
Julia Doyle - soprano
Reginald Mobley - countertenor
Peter Harvey - baritone

Plus soloists from the Monteverdi Choir

BWV 61 - Nun komm, der Heiden Heiland
BWV 36 - Schwingt freudig euch empor
BWV 70 - Wachet! betet! betet! wachet!
BWV 110 - Unser Mund sei voll Lachens

It’s now nearly twenty years after the momentous Bach Cantata Pilgrimage in 2000 where John Eliot Gardiner led the Monteverdi Choir and English Baroque Soloists trailblazing tour, performing all 198 of Bach’s sacred Cantatas in more than 60 churches throughout Europe and the US.

This summer, John Eliot Gardiner and the same two celebrated ensembles will draw inspiration from that phenomenal achievement and embark on a major new Bach Cantata project. The tour will bring a carefully selected programme of Cantatas from across the liturgical calendar to audiences in prominent concert halls and churches throughout Europe.