Christmas Oratorio - Parts 1 and 2
Presented by Martin Handley
Live from St John's Smith Square
Bach: Christmas Oratorio. As part of St John's 26th Annual Christmas Festival, the Choir of Trinity College Cambridge performs Parts 1, 2, 3 and 6 of Bach's great version of the Christmas story, which tell of the birth of Jesus, the annunciation to the shepherds, the adoration of the shepherds, and the adoration of the Magi.
Bach: Christmas Oratorio (Parts 1, 2, 3 and 6)
The Choir of Trinity College Cambridge
Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment
Katherine Watson soprano
Iestyn Davies countertenor
James Gilchrist tenor
Neal Davies bass
Stephen Layton conductor.