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Lars Vogt conductor
Anna Devin soprano
William Towers countertenor
David Webb evangelist
David Soar bass
Royal Northern Sinfonia
Chorus of Royal Northern Sinfonia
J S Bach Christmas Oratorio (Parts 1, 2, 3 & 6)
We are sorry to announce that Ed Lyon is unable to perform with us tonight, but delighted to welcome David Webb in his place to sing the role of the evangelist.
With Christmas fast approaching, join us for Bach’s wonderful retelling of the nativity story with Lars Vogt, RNS and Chorus.
Originally written as six separate cantatas for performance on six feast days over the festive season, tonight we hear Parts 1, 2, 3 and 6, describing the birth of Jesus, the annunciation to the shepherds, the adoration of the shepherds and the adoration of the Magi.
A message from Lars Vogt ahead of the performance:
From dedicated classical lovers to those looking for a new musical experience, there is something for everyone to get excited about in our brand new season.
We have something for everyone; families looking to get into the Christmas spirit with a spectacular show; friends and workmates looking to let their hair down and party the night away; and anyone looking to reflect on what Christmas means to them with a more traditional performance. Whatever...