Vocal Concert

Bach Cantates

Les Arts Florissants

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Tuesday, 27 September 2016 — 8:30pm
Salle des concerts - Cité de la musique


  • Johann Sebastian Bach
    Cantate "Weichet nur, betrübte Schatten" BWV 202
    Sonate pour deux dessus BWV 1039
    Cantate « Ich armer Mensch, ich Sündenknecht » BWV 55
  • Johann Sebastian Bach
    Suite en si mineur BWV 1067
    Cantate « Schweigt stille, plaudert nicht » BWV 211


  • Les Arts Florissants
  • William Christie, conducting
  • Rachel Redmond, soprano
  • Reinoud Van Mechelen, tenor
  • André Morsch, bass
William Christie and Les Arts Florissants with a clutch of promising soloists plunge into Bach’s Cantatas, allowing a glimpse of the Cantor’s style in the field of sacred music as well as that of secular music.

To prepare your visit and facilitate checks related to « Vigipirate » (France's national security alert system) reinforced at the Philharmonie de Paris, please arrive early.


Sonata in G Major for Flute and Continuo (After BWV 1027 & 1039): II. Allegro Ma non Presto
Cantata No. 55, 'Ich Armer Mensch, Ich Sündenknecht' BWV55: Aria: Erbarme Dich (Tenor)
Suite No. 2 In B Minor, BWV 1067: VII. Badinerie (Bach)
Schweigt Stille, Plaudert Nicht, BWV 211, "Coffee Cantata": Aria: Hat Man Nicht Mit Seinen Kindern (Bass)
"Weichet Nur, Betrübte Schatten" BWV 202: Aria (Soprano): "Phoebus Eilt Mit Schnellen Pferden"