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Dunedin Consort: Bach Masses

29 October 2017 at 4:00pm

3pm: Pre-Concert talk with Kate Molleson

Mass in G Major BWV 234
Mass in A Major BWV 235
Concerto for 2 oboes and bassoon (reconstruction)

John Butt: director; Maria Keohane: soprano; Clare Wilkinson: mezzo-soprano; Nicholas Mulroy: tenor; Matthew Brook: bass

JS Bach is one of a very small collection of composers who seem incapable of writing second-rate music. His Lutheran Masses are a perfect illustration of this: overshadowed by his monumental B Minor Mass, they nevertheless contain what might conceivably be his favourite music from the cantatas, lovingly revived in succinct works of vibrant colour and indefatigable inspiration. Loved by all who know them, they give the lie to the idea that the devil gets all the best tunes. The menu is completed with a concerto for 2 oboes and bassoon reconstructed from cantata 42 and his Easter Oratorio.

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Dunedin Consort: Bach Masses
Event Dunedin Consort: Bach Masses
Date 29 October 2017 at 4:00pm
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