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Bach Festival Week - Bach Cantatas

  • Royal College of Music Prince Consort Rd London, SW7 United Kingdom (map)

7:30pm | 20 March 2015 | Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall

Ashley Solomon director
RCM Baroque Ensemble 
RCM Chamber Choir 

J S Bach Cantata ‘Aus der Tiefen rufe ich, Herr, zu dir’ BWV 131
J S Bach Brandenburg Concerto no 4 in G major BWV 1049
J S Bach Brandenburg Concerto no 3 in G major BWV 1048
J S Bach Cantata ‘Jesu, der du meine Seele’ BWV 78

Bach was particularly prolific when it came to writing cantatas, composing for the various churches where he was organist and during his time as Thomaskantor in Leipzig. Head of Historical Performance at the RCM, Ashley Solomon, conducts the RCM Baroque Ensemble and Chamber Choir in this concert featuring two cantatas and two of Bach’s best-known works, the Brandenburg Concertos.