15 – 19 May 2015
Friday 15 May, 7.30pm
St John's Smith Square
Bach Collegium Japan
Hana Blažíková soprano
Masaaki Suzuki harpsichord & director
How Joyful is my Heart
J. S. Bach – Concerto in D minor for 2 violins, BWV 1043
J. S. Bach – Cantata ‘Mein Herze schwimmt im Blut’, BWV 199
J. S. Bach – Alles mit Gott und nichts ohn’ ihn, BWV 1127 (verses 1 & 2)
J. S. Bach – Concerto in C minor for oboe and violin, BWV 1060r
J. S. Bach – Cantata ‘Jauchzet Gott in allen Landen!’, BWV 51
Adversity, sorrow and penitence yield to unalloyed joy in two of Bach’s finest cantatas for solo voice, interspersed with two of his most popular concertos in this rare visit to London from one of the world’s most distinguished Bach interpreters.
Tickets £45, £35, £25, £15
With thanks to Mark and Elisa Stadler for making this performance possible.
‘This orchestra has a freshness and ease in live performance that is inimitable.