HUDSON OPERA THEATRE
Bachanalia
BACH
J. S. Bach Magnificat in D Major Brandenburg Concerto No. 5 Christ lag in Todesbanden Cantata No. 4

These three enormously popular masterworks from among Bach’s prodigious outpouring of sacred and secular works, form a splendid tapestry of Baroque musical style at its pinnacle. Few works can come close to the sacred fervor, solemnity and sheer melodic eloquence of the Easter cantata, Christ lag in Todesbanden. The Fifth Brandenburg Concerto is a riot of virtuoso playing, joyous melodic craftsmanship and sublime contrapuntal invention. And, finally, the Magnificat, an astonishing amalgamation of beauty, power and exuberance, full of ever-changing moods and tonal colors, and elegantly and concisely fashioned. The “splendor of the Baroque” at its most splendid!

 

Saturday, February 27, 2016

at 7:00

Sunday, February 28, 2016

at 4:00

 

First Presbyterian Church of Monroe

142 Stage Road • Monroe, NY

 

Eileen Mackintosh, soprano

Korin Kormick, soprano

Amy Maude Helfer, mezzo-soprano

Justin Scott Randolph, tenor

Alan Andrews, bass

 

Denise Lozano-Healey, flute

Rachel Crozier, violin

James Fitzwilliam, harpsichord

 

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CHORUS & ORCHESTRA

Conducted by

Ron De Fesi

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