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Bach's Christmas Oratorio - Parts 1-3

BBC Singers and Chief Conductor Sofi Jeannin are joined by the Academy of Ancient Music in a performance of parts 1-3 of Bach's Christmas Oratorio. Recorded at St Luke's Chelsea.

Recorded in December at St. Luke's Church in Chelsea, the BBC Singers and their Chief Conductor Sofi Jeannin are joined by the Academy of Ancient Music in a performance of the first three parts of Bach's Christmas Oratorio. Members of the BBC Singers perform step-out solos. Parts 4-6 are performed live on BBC Radio 3 on 11 January at 7:30 pm.

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:
Ben See's We Want and Fingerprintplurals performed by Stoneleigh Youth Orchestra in London.

2 hours, 28 minutes

Music Played

  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Christmas Oratorio Parts 1-3

    Performer: BBC Singers. Conductor: Sofi Jeannin. Orchestra: Academy of Ancient Music.
  • Larry Goves

    Hollow yellow willow

    Orchestra: BBC Philharmonic. Conductor: Mark Heron.
  • Ben See

    Adopt a Composer: Ben See and Stoneleigh Youth Orchestra

    Orchestra: Stoneleigh Youth Orchestra. Director: Robert Hodge.
  • Ben See

    We Want

    Orchestra: Stoneleigh Youth Training Orchestra. Conductor: Dan Shilladay.
  • Ben See

    fingerprintplurals

    Orchestra: Stoneleigh Youth Orchestra. Conductor: Robert Hodge.
  • Johannes Brahms

    String Quartet No 1 in C minor, Op 51

    Ensemble: Quatuor Ébène.
    • Brahms, String Quartet no.1, Piano Quintet Op.34: Quatuor Ebene, Akiko Yamamoto.
    • Virgin Classics.
    • 1.

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