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Bach's Christmas Oratorio - Parts 4-6

Live from St Luke's Church, Chelsea, the BBC Singers and Chief Conductor Sofi Jeannin perform parts 4-6 of Bach's Christmas Oratorio with the Academy of Ancient Music.

Following the broadcast of the first half of Bach's Christmas Oratorio on 9th January 2019, the BBC Singers and Chief Conductor Sofi Jeannin perform parts 4-6 of Bach's Christmas Oratorio with the Academy of Ancient Music. Live from St Luke's Church, Chelsea.

Academy of Ancient Music
BBC Singers
Sofi Jeannin - conductor

After the concert:

Adopt a Composer
The Adopt a Composer scheme is run by Making Music, in association with Sound and Music. This year seven composers have been paired with seven amateur performing groups around the country. The composer gets to work with the group over the course of a year to create a piece of music that is given its premiere performance by the ensemble, and Radio 3 is broadcasting the results.

Tonight you'll hear:
Gaynor Barradell's Step Up, performed by Edinburgh Concert Band
Esmeralda Conde Ruiz's The other ocean, performed by The Fretful Federation Mandolin Orchestra, Brighton

2 hours, 28 minutes

Music Played

  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Christmas Oratorio parts 4-6

    Ensemble: BBC Singers. Orchestra: Academy of Ancient Music.
  • Hans Abrahamsen

    Let me tell you

    Singer: Barbara Hannigan. Orchestra: Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Andris Nelsons.
    • Winter & Winter.
  • Gaynor Barradell

    Step Up

    Ensemble: Edinburgh Concert Band. Conductor: Sarah Cunningham.
  • Esmeralda Conde Ruiz

    The other ocean

    Orchestra: Fretful Federation Mandolin Orchestra. Conductor: Lindsay Stoner.
  • Leos Janáček

    Sonata for violin and piano

    Performer: Jennifer Pike. Performer: Tom Blach.
    • GBBBC.

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