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Prom 25: Sir John Eliot Gardiner and the Monteverdi Choir

Sir John Eliot Gardiner, the Monteverdi Choir and the English Baroque Soloists mark the 500th anniversary of the Reformation. Presented by Georgia Mann from the Royal Albert Hall.

Sir John Eliot Gardiner, the Monteverdi Choir and the English Baroque Soloists mark the 500th anniversary of the Reformation.

From the Royal Albert Hall
Presented by Georgia Mann

Schütz: Nun lob, mein Seel, den Herren, SWV 41
Nicht uns, Herr, sondern deinem Namen, SWV 43
Danket dem Herren, denn er ist freundlich, SWV 45
Bach: Cantata No. 79, 'Gott der Herr ist Sonn und Schild'
Cantata No. 80, 'Ein feste Burg ist unser Gott'

Monteverdi Choir
English Baroque Soloists
Sir John Eliot Gardiner, conductor

Sir John Eliot Gardiner, the Monteverdi Choir and the English Baroque Soloists mark the 500th anniversary of the Reformation. Bach's austere and beautiful Lutheran cantatas stand in contrast to the lively rhythms and rich textures of Schütz's music.

Producer Anthony Sellors.

1 hour, 15 minutes

Music Played

  • Heinrich Schütz

    Nun lob, mein Seel, den Herren, SWV 41

    Choir: Monteverdi Choir. Orchestra: English Baroque Soloists. Conductor: Sir John Eliot Gardiner.
  • Heinrich Schütz

    Nicht uns, Herr, sondern deinem Namen, SWV 43 (Proms 2017)

    Orchestra: English Baroque Soloists. Choir: Monteverdi Choir.
  • Heinrich Schütz

    Danket dem Herren, denn er ist freundlich, SWV 45

    Choir: Monteverdi Choir. Orchestra: English Baroque Soloists. Conductor: Sir John Eliot Gardiner.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Cantata No. 79, 'Gott der Herr ist Sonn und Schild' (Proms 2017)

    Orchestra: English Baroque Soloists. Choir: Monteverdi Choir.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Cantata No. 80, 'Ein feste Burg ist unser Gott', BWV 80

    Choir: Monteverdi Choir. Choir: English Baroque Soloists. Conductor: Sir John Eliot Gardiner.

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