Yorkshire Baroque Soloists
YORKSHIRE BACH CHOIR
York Early Music Christmas Festival 2022: Event 5
Saturday 10 December 7.00pm – c.10.00pm
Venue: Sir Jack Lyons Concert Hall, University of York
£30.00 (£28.00 concessions)
Free pre-concert talk with Dr David Vickers in the Rymer Auditorium at 6.15pm
Tickets available to buy on the door.
Bethany Seymour, Hannah Morrison sopranos
James Gilchrist tenor
Owain Gwynfryn baritone
Johnny Herford bass
Peter Seymour conductor
Handel: Brockes Passion
After languishing in margins of musical history, Handel’s only passion setting (first performed in Hamburg in 1719) is characterised by an extraordinary combination of humanity and beauty. Handel plunges into the narrative of the Passion story with consummate dramatic skill using a vivid mixture of chorales, choruses and emotive recitatives in what is some of his finest music. Yorkshire Bach Choir combines with the period colour of Yorkshire Baroque Soloists and an outstanding line-up of soloists in the first performance of this major work in the North of England – an opportunity for performers and audience alike to experience this highly dramatic setting of the Passion story.
‘The Christmas message was harmonised into a shout of pure joy’ The Guardian
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This event is promoted and run by Yorkshire Bach Choir.
Yorkshire Bach Choir are grateful for a grant from Continuo Foundation to support this concert.
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Event Date: 10/12/2022 7:00 pm
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