Doors open at 6:45 pm. Pre-concert talk at 7:10 pm.
The Northwest Baroque Masterworks Project
An exciting new collaboration with the EMSI, Early Music Vancouver, Pacific Baroque Orchestra and Pacific MusicWorks
Stephen Stubbs, music director (Seattle)
Teresa Wakim, soprano
Krisztina Szabó, mezzo-soprano
Zachary Finkelstein, tenor
Sumner Thompson, baritone
Bach: Christmas Oratorio
Celebrate the holiday season with a collection of North America’s most celebrated period instrumentalists and soloists in this festive performance of three of Bach’s six Christmas Oratorio Cantatas performed as they would have been in Leipzig in 1734.
Jauchzet, frohlocket! Auf, preiset die Tage, BWV 248/1
Herrscher des Himmels, erhöre das Lallen, BWV 248/3
Orchestral Suite No. 3 in D major, BWV 1068
Herr, wenn die stolzen Feinde schnauben, BWV 248/6
“That Early Music Vancouver has presented a selection of these remarkable works annually for a decade, …remarkable singing and fine ensemble work in music of utterly exceptional quality.” Vancouver Sun
Read the concert programme in advance