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EXPLORING BACH'S CANTATAS – DISCOVERY DAY AND PERFORMANCE

Sandy Burnett & Voices and Instruments of Time and Truth

Saturday 18, JANUARY | 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

St Paul's Anglican Pro-Cathedral, Valletta

This lecture performance gives insights to Bach’s magnificent Cantatas. Sandy Burnett, one of the UK’s most authoritative broadcasters in the field of classical music, will walk you through the works whilst they are performed live.

 

SCHEDULE

10:00   Welcome and opening lecture by Sandy Burnett: The purpose and makeup of Bach’s sacred cantatas

followed by choral singing with local choir singers, members of Kor Malta and The Monteverdi Project.

11:00   Pause

11:20   Open rehearsal with soloists and orchestra. Sandy Burnett guides the audience through the music

13:00   Lunch Break

14:00   Open rehearsal with singers and orchestra . Sandy Burnett guides the audience through the music

15:20   Pause

15:40   Performance of:

Johann Sebastian BACH (1685-1750)

Cantata BWV 62:  Nun komm, der Heiden Heiland

Cantata BWV 14:  Wär Gott nicht mit uns diese Zeit

Cantata BWV 105 Herr, gehe nicht ins Gericht

 

 

MUSICIANS

Voices and Instruments of Time and Truth, dir. Sandy Burnett

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