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Leipzig Bach Festival

Simon Heighes presents highlights of the opening concert of the 2018 Leipzig Bach Festival, with performances of Bach, Schutz and Schein from St Thomas' Boys' Choir and the Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra.

1 hour

Music Played

  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Toccata & Fugue in D minor

    Performer: Ullrich Böhme.
  • Johann Hermann Schein

    Herr Gott, dich loben wir (Te Deum)

    Performer: Stefan Altner. Choir: St Thomas' Boys Chorus, Leipzig. Orchestra: Gewandhausorchester Leipzig. Conductor: Gotthold Schwarz.
  • Heinrich Schütz

    Selig sind die Toten

    Choir: St Thomas' Boys Chorus, Leipzig. Orchestra: Gewandhausorchester Leipzig. Conductor: Gotthold Schwarz.
  • Heinrich Schütz

    Verleih uns Frieden gnädiglich

    Choir: St Thomas' Boys Chorus, Leipzig. Orchestra: Gewandhausorchester Leipzig. Conductor: Gotthold Schwarz.
  • Heinrich Schütz

    Gib unsern Fürsten und aller Obrichkeit

    Choir: St Thomas' Boys Chorus, Leipzig. Orchestra: Gewandhausorchester Leipzig. Conductor: Gotthold Schwarz.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Mass in F major

    Performer: Stefan Altner. Choir: St Thomas' Boys Chorus, Leipzig. Orchestra: Gewandhausorchester Leipzig. Conductor: Gotthold Schwarz.
  • Thomas Morley

    I heard a voice from heaven

    Choir: Vox Luminis. Ensemble: Lingua Franca. Director: Lionel Meunier.
    • RICERCARE.

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