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Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment Choir of the EnlightenmentMasaaki Suzuki director – Anna Dennis soprano – Robin Blaze countertenor – Jeremy Budd tenor – Ashley Riches baritone

Programme

Weihnachtsoratorium, BWV 248 (Cantatas 1, 2 & 3) Johann Sebastian Bach


To celebrate the Nativity in music, come and listen to Bach’s Christmas Oratorio, a work made up of six cantatas. The beauty of this work is further highlighted thanks to the quality of its interpretation, as the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment is one of the most famous music groups in the world and its recording of the oratorio was tremendously successful, as expressed by Classic FM’s David Mellor when the album was released: “A wonderful piece … lovely new recording. You can't go wrong with this.”