Bach and his rivals [2]

Medium bach and his rivals

Thursday 3 October, 7.30 pm

The Octagon Chapel, Colegate, Norwich NR3 1BN

Cantatas composed for the 4th Sunday after Epiphany, 30 January 1724, by Telemann, Graupner, and J.S. Bach, a year after they had composed their cantatas for the audition of the Kantor’s job at St Thomas’s Leipzig

The music

Christoph Graupner (1683–1760): Cantata ‘Gott führt die seinen wunderbar’, GWV 1115/24
Georg Philipp Telemann (1681–1767): Cantata ‘Laß vom Bösen und tue Gutes’, TWV 1:1038
Christoph Graupner: Ouverture in C minor, GWV 413
Johann Sebastian Bach (1685–1750): Cantata ‘Jesus schläft, was soll ich hoffen’, BWV 81

The musicians

(Rachel Elliott soprano, Sally Bruce-Payne alto, Simon Wall tenor, Matthew Brook bass, James Eastaway oboe, Catherine Latham oboe / recorder, Rachel Beckett recorder, Nicolette Moonen violin, Anne Schumann violin, Rachel Stott viola, Olaf Reimers cello, Pawel Siwczak organ / harpsichord)