Friday 10 December 2021 7:30PM

Gabrieli Consort & Players

Live stream starts at 8:00PM


Download the PDF programme and song sheet/translations here. Reproduction and distribution is strictly prohibited.

This concert was live-streamed as part of the Autumn 2021 Series. The video is no longer online but other concerts are available to watch in full here: Wigmore Hall Concert Video Library


  • Gabrieli Consort & Players
  • Rowan Pierce soprano
  • Anna Harvey alto
  • Daniel Norman tenor
  • Morgan Pearse bass
  • Paul McCreesh director
  • 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
  • Christopher Palameta oboe
  • Joel Raymond oboe
  • Nahoko Kinoshita oboe
  • Zoe Shevlin bassoon
  • Katie Hodges trumpet
  • Julian Zimmerman trumpet
  • Richard Thomas trumpet
  • William Russell trumpet
  • Elsa Bradley timpani
  • Jan Waterfield harpsichord
  • William Whitehead organ

Over the decades J. S. Bach has appeared often and prominently amongst the composers regularly featured by the Gabrieli musicians. In this first instalment of the series, they offer a programme broadly associated with Christmas celebrations at various points in Bach’s career.

  • Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
      • Pastorale in F BWV590
        • Allemande. Allegretto grazioso
      • Süsser Trost, mein Jesus kommt BWV151
      • Gott soll allein mein Herze haben BWV169
        • Sinfonia
      • Mass in G BWV236
  • Interval
      • Vom Himmel hoch, da komm ich her BWV701
      • Christen, ätzet diesen Tag BWV63

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