Saturday 17 December 2022 7:30PM

Solomon's Knot

Kuhnau

Duration

This concert will be approximately 2 hours in duration, including an interval

£50£40£30£25£16

Login to your Wigmore Hall account to access discounted ticket prices. Ticket bookings are subject to a £4 booking fee. This fee covers the whole booking and is not per ticket.

  • Print
  • Email
  • Add to Calendar
  • Solomon's Knot

Remembered today as a composer, but in his lifetime also highly regarded as a music theorist, novelist, translator and even as a lawyer, Johann Kuhnau (1660-1722) was JS Bach’s predecessor as Thomaskantor in Leipzig. He held the post he eventually handed on to Bach from 1701-21 – though finding the job, according to scholar Willi Apel, ‘as vexatious and difficult’ as did his successor.

      • Programme to include:
  • Johann Kuhnau (1660-1722)
      • Singet dem Herrn ein neues Lied
      • O heilige Zeit
      • Wie schön leuchtet der Morgenstern
      • Frohlocket, ihr Völker, und jauchzet, ihr Heiden

We also recommend