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Bach Collegium Japan: Bach's B Minor Mass

Live from the Barbican in London, Martin Handley presents Bach Collegium Japan conducted by Masaaki Suzuki in a performance Bach's B Minor Mass.

Live from the Barbican Hall

Presented by Martin Handley

Masaaki Suzuki's Bach Collegium Japan begins its first major UK residency with Bach's B Minor Mass.

Bach Mass in B minor

Rachel Nicholls soprano
Joanne Lunn soprano
Robin Blaze alto
Colin Balzer tenor
Dominik Wörner bass
Bach Collegium Japan
Masaaki Suzuki conductor

Under the direction of founder Masaaki Suzuki, Bach Collegium Japan has built a worldwide reputation in Baroque sacred music. Bach's B minor Mass is a suitably inspired opening to the first major UK residency by the Collegium.

Followed by: BBC Young Musician 2016
Clemency Burton-Hill introduces the fifth of the category finalists in this year's keyboard competition.
Pianist Harvey Lin plays music by Mozart, Chopin and Rachmaninov.

2 hours, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Pastorale in F BWV 590

    Performer: Masaaki Suzuki.
    • BIS.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Sonata in Cm K457, 1st movt

    Performer: Lis Harvey.
  • Frédéric Chopin

    Scherzo no. 1 in Bm, op. 20

    Performer: Lis Harvey.


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