Bach and his rivals

Medium bach and his rivals

Saturday 29 September, 8.15 pm

St John’s Downshire Hill, Hampstead, London NW3 1NU

Audition cantatas for the post of Cantor at St Thomas’s church Leipzig, by Telemann, Graupner, and Johann Sebastian Bach

The music

Christoph Graupner (1683–1760): Cantata ‘Aus der Tiefen rufen wir’
Georg Philipp Telemann (1681–1767): Cantata ‘Wer sich rachet’, TWV 1:1600
Georg Philipp Telemann: Cantata ‘Ich weiß, daß mein Erlöser lebt’, TWV 1:877
Georg Philipp Telemann: Ouverture in F sharp minor, TWV 55:fis1
Johann Sebastian Bach (1685–1750): Cantata ‘Jesus nahm zu sich die Zwölfe’, BWV 22

The musicians

(Rachel Elliott soprano, Sally Bruce-Payne alto, Simon Wall tenor, Matthew Brook bass, James Eastaway oboe, Catherine Latham oboe, Nicolette Moonen violin, Stephen Pedder violin, Rachel Stott viola, Kinga Gáborjáni cello, Pawel Siwczak organ / harpsichord)