Vocal Concert

Magnificat

Thomas Hengelbrock

Grande salle Pierre BoulezGrande salle Pierre Boulez © W. Beaucardet
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Thursday, 17 December 2015 — 8:30pm
Grande salle Pierre Boulez - Philharmonie

Program

  • Johann Sebastian Bach
    Magnificat
    Entracte
  • Felix Mendelssohn
    Psaume 42 "Wie der Hirsch schreit nach frischem Wasser"
    Cantate de Noël "Vom Himmel hoch"

Distribution

  • Orchestre de Paris
  • Choeur de l'Orchestre de Paris
  • Thomas Hengelbrock, conducting
  • Anna Lucia Richter, soprano
  • Marianne Crebassa, soprano
  • Wiebke Lehmkuhl, viola
  • Werner Güra, tenor
  • Christian Immler, baritone
  • Lionel Sow, choirmaster
Bach's Magnificat was created on Christmas Day, 1723 to celebrate Mary’s joy after the Annunciation. Mendelssohn’s Christmas Cantata also sings of the birth of Christ, in a style making clear reference to Bach.

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