Soli Deo Gloria Festival: Bach’s Reformation Cantatas

July 17, 2019, 10:00 pm

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Founded in 1968 by conductor Frieder Bernius, The Stuttgart Chamber Choir (Kammerchor Stuttgart) is devoted to historically informed performances. Tonight we hear three choral masterworks by Bach.

Recorded live in concert June 6, 2017, in St. Martin’s Church, Braunschweig (Brunswick) Germany, as part of the 2017 Soli Deo Gloria Festival.

Thanks to WFMT’s association with the European Broadcasting Union, we are able to offer tonight’s program as a 90-day stream from July 18 through October 16. A blue “Listen” button will appear below when the stream is available.

PROGRAM
Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
Missa brevis in G minor, BWV 235
Cantata: Gott der Herr ist Sonn’ und Schild, BWV 79
Ein’ feste Burg ist unser Gott, BWV 80

ARTISTS
Stuttgart Chamber Choir
Frieder Bernius, conductor
Sarah Wegener, soprano
David Allsopp, countertenor
Thomas Hobbs, tenor
Peter Harvey, bass

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