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Bach Cantata Pilgrimage

Presented by Martin Handley. The Monteverdi Choir and Orchestra under John Eliot Gardiner perform a programme of Bach cantatas for Advent and Christmas at the Cadogan Hall, London.

Presented by Martin Handley

The Monteverdi Choir & Orchestra, directed by Sir John Eliot Gardiner, in a programme of Bach cantatas for Advent and Christmas.

It is now 10 years since the Bach Cantata Pilgrimage, when the Monteverdi Choir and English Baroque Soloists performed all of Bach's sacred cantatas throughout Europe. The concert from the Cadogan Hall in London celebrates that anniversary with a programme of cantatas for the festive season.

J.S. Bach:
Cantata 61 Nun komm der Heiden Heiland
Cantata 36 Schwingt feudig euch empor
Cantata 151 Süsser Trost, mein Jesus kommt
Cantata 70 Wachet! bechet!

The Monteverdi Choir
The English Baroque Soloists
Sir John Eliot Gardiner conductor.

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