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BWV 27 ‘Wer weiß, wie nahe mir mein Ende?’

Sun 27 Sep, 10.00am

J.S. Bach - BWV 27, Full cantata stream, Online

For this edition of ‘Cantata of the Week’ we are streaming BWV 27 ‘Wer weiß, wie nahe mir mein Ende?’ (‘Who knows how near is my end?’) composed by Bach for the sixteenth Sunday after Trinity. This is introduced by cellist Catherine Rimer, who performed in many concerts across our Bach Cantata Pilgrimage in 2000.

Click here to download the vocal score of the cantata.

Monteverdi Choir
English Baroque Soloists
John Eliot Gardiner - conductor

Katharine Fuge soprano
Robin Tyson alto
Mark Padmore tenor
Thomas Guthrie bass

This live recording is from the MCO’s Bach Cantata Pilgrimage, recorded at the Santo Domingo de Bonaval, Santiago, Spain, in October 2000. It features on Vol. 8 of our Complete Bach Cantata series, which is available to purchase from the MCO shop by clicking here.

English translation by Richard Stokes from ‘J. S. Bach: The Complete Cantatas’ (1999, Scarecrow Press)