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Bach's B minor Mass from the Lufthansa Festival of Baroque Music

Live from St John's, Smith Square, London as part of the Lufthansa Festival of Baroque Music.

Presented by Martin Handley

A rare appearance in the UK from one of the world's leading early music ensembles. Philippe Herreweghe brings his choir and orchestra to London to open this year's Lufthansa Festival, with the awe-inspiring setting of the Mass by Bach: the most astounding spiritual encounter between the worlds of Catholic glorification and the Lutheran cult of the cross.

Bach: Mass in B Minor

Dorothee Mields (soprano)
Hana Blazikova (soprano)
Damien Guillon (counter-tenor)
Thomas Hobbs (tenor)
Peter Kooij (bass)
Collegium Vocale Gent
conductor Philippe Herreweghe

During the Interval at approx 8.25 Martin Handley introduces recordings of Bach chamber music.

Release date:

2 hours, 30 minutes

Last on

Fri 13 May 2011 19:30

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