We use cookies to give you the best online experience. By using our website you agree to our use of cookies in accordance with our Privacy Policy. Learn more here. x

Word of thunder | Oxford Bach Soloists

When
Sunday May 5, 2019 at 15:00
Where
New College Chapel, Oxford
Tickets
£15, £12 (Oxford Uni alumni), £5 (student), free for under 18s
Book Online Book by Email
Tickets "at the door" - until sold out
  1. Cantata No 194, 'Höchsterwünschtes Freudenfest' BWV 194 - Johann Sebastian Bach
  2. Cantata 'O Ewigkeit, du Donnerwort' BWV 60 - Johann Sebastian Bach
  3. Cantata, 'Es reißet euch ein schrecklich Ende' BWV 90 - Johann Sebastian Bach
  4. Cantata No 70, 'Wachet! Betet! Betet! Wachet!' BWV 70 - Johann Sebastian Bach

On 2nd November 1723, Bach was in Störmthal and performed Cantata 194 to dedicate their new organ. Full of extrovert colours, Bach adapts the structure and style of an orchestral suite into cantata form. Easter Day falls late this year and so we bring forward the cantatas Bach wrote for the final Sundays in Trinity.

These dramatic works deal with the subject of Christ’s second coming as judge of the world, and warn us to keep watch and pray (Cantata 70) or face a terrifying outcome (Cantata 90).


Venue
New College Chapel
Holywell Street
Oxford
Oxfordshire
OX1 3BN
England
This advertisement was submitted by Paull Hammond-Davies.
Print or Save this concert's QR code



Disclaimer: We endeavour to supply full and accurate information but cannot be held responsible for any errors.
Please check with the ticket vendor before you purchase your ticket. PLEASE REPORT BAD CONTENT

©2019 Concert Diary Ltd. The interactive Concert Guide specialising in listings for Opera, Ballet and Classical Music Concerts.