Tuesday 19 April 2022 7:30PM

Gabrieli Consort & Players; Paul McCreesh director



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  • Gabrieli Consort & Players
  • Paul McCreesh director
  • Rowan Pierce soprano
  • Tim Mead countertenor
  • Hugo Hymas tenor
  • Matthew Brook bass
  • Catherine Martin violin
  • Persephone Gibbs violin
  • Oliver Webber violin
  • Ellen O'Dell violin
  • Rachel Byrt viola
  • Andrew Skidmore cello
  • Kate Brooke double bass
  • Katy Bircher flute
  • Rebecca Miles recorder
  • Ian Wilson recorder
  • Joel Raymond oboe
  • Oonagh Lee oboe
  • Zoe Shevlin bassoon
  • Jean-François Madeuf trumpet
  • Katie Hodges trumpet
  • Russell Gilmour trumpet
  • Adrian Bending timpani
  • Jan Waterfield harpsichord
  • William Whitehead organ

Immediately following Easter, a programme focusing on Bach’s celebrations of the feast, notably his Easter Oratorio, expanded from a cantata originally performed in Leipzig on Easter Sunday 1725; the programme begins with a cantata composed for the first Sunday after Easter that same year, and includes an organ fantasy based on a chorale marking the Resurrection.

  • Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
      • Am Abend aber desselbigen Sabbats BWV42
        • Sinfonia
      • Mass in G minor BWV235
  • Interval
      • Fantasia super 'Christ lag in Todesbanden' BWV695
      • Easter Oratorio 'Kommt, eilet und laufet' BWV249

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