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Live from the Royal Albert Hall, London
Presented by Catherine Bott
Monteverdi Choir, English Baroque Soloists & Sir John Eliot Gardiner live at the BBC Proms in two oratorios by J S Bach - telling the story of Easter and the Ascension of Christ.
J. S. Bach: Easter Oratorio
J. S. Bach: Ascension Oratorio
Hannah Morrison (soprano)
Meg Bragle (alto)
Nicholas Mulroy (tenor)
Peter Harvey (bass)
English Baroque Soloists
Sir John Eliot Gardiner (conductor)
Sir John Eliot Gardiner's acclaimed Bach team - most famous for their year-long 'Bach Pilgrimage' in 2000, performing every one of Bach's cantatas - reassemble at the Royal Albert Hall for another Bach feast. On the bill are two complementary oratorios, telling the story of two crucial events in the life of Christ: the Resurrection on Easter Day, and his Ascension into Heaven.