Thursday & Friday December 14th and 15th: Bach Christmas Oratorio (parts 1-3) & Handel Foundling Hospital Anthem - includes the Hallelujah chorus)

Cadogan Hall
From: 2017-12-14 Until: 2017-12-15
Start Time: 19:30pm

Title(s): Bach and Handel

Choir: Barts Choir
Orchestra: Trafalgar Sinfonia
Conductor: Ivor Setterfield

Bach's oratorio is in six parts, At this performance we'll be singing three. Each part is intended for performance on one of the major feast days of the Christmas period. The piece is often presented split into parts. 

The first part (for Christmas Day) describes the Birth of Jesus, the second (for December 26) the annunciation to the shepherds, the third (for December 27) the adoration of the shepherds, the fourth (for New Year's Day) the circumcision and naming of Jesus, the fifth (for the first Sunday after New Year) the journey of the Magi, and the sixth (for Epiphany) the adoration of the Magi

Cadogan Hall

5 Sloane Terrace, London, England, SW1X 9DQ

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