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Christmas Oratorio - Parts 1 and 2

In a concert from St John's Smith Square, London, Stephen Layton conducts the OAE and the Choir of Trinity College, Cambridge in Parts 1 and 2 of Bach's Christmas Oratorio.

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.

1 hour

Last on

Thu 22 Dec 2011 19:30

Music Played

  • Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment part 1

    • Johann Sebastian Bach

      Weihnachts-Oratorium BWV.248 - Cantata 1 (Jauchzet, frohlocket)

      Conductor: Stephen LAYTON Performer: Iestyn DAVIES - Counter-tenor Performer: James GILCHRIST - Tenor Performer: Neal DAVIES - Bass Performer: Orchestra Of The Age Of Enlightenment Performer: Trinity College Cambridge Choir

    • Johann Sebastian Bach

      Weihnachts-Oratorium BWV.248 - Cantata 2 (Und es waren Hirten)

      Conductor: Stephen LAYTON Performer: Iestyn DAVIES - Counter-tenor Performer: James GILCHRIST - Tenor Performer: Katherine WATSON - Soprano Performer: Neal DAVIES - Bass Performer: Orchestra Of The Age Of Enlightenment Performer: Trinity College Cambridge Choir

  • Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment part 2

    • Johann Sebastian Bach

      Weihnachts-Oratorium BWV.248 - Cantata 3 (Herrscher des Himmels)

      Conductor: Stephen LAYTON Performer: Iestyn DAVIES - Counter-tenor Performer: James GILCHRIST - Tenor Performer: Katherine WATSON - Soprano Performer: Neal DAVIES - Bass Performer: Orchestra Of The Age Of Enlightenment Performer: Trinity College Cambridge Choir

    • Johann Sebastian Bach

      Herr wenn die stolzen Feinde (Christmas Oratorio, BWV 248)

      Choir: The Choir Of Trinity College, Cambridge. Orchestra: Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment. Conductor: Stephen Layton.

      Conductor: Stephen LAYTON Performer: Iestyn DAVIES - Counter-tenor Performer: James GILCHRIST - Tenor Performer: Katherine WATSON - Soprano Performer: Neal DAVIES - Bass Performer: Orchestra Of The Age Of Enlightenment Performer: Trinity College Cambridge Choir

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