Handel & Haydn Society presents
A Bach Christmas
Martin Luther Nun komm, der Heiden Heiland
Michael Praetorius Nun komm, der Heiden Heiland (from Polyhymnia caduceatrix)
J.S. Bach Cantata 62, Nun komm, der Heiden Heiland
J.C. Bach Lieber Herr Gott, wecke uns auf
J.L. Bach Overture from Suite in G Major
J.B. Bach Suite No. 2 in G Major
Praetorius Vom Himmel hoch (from Polyhymnia caduceatrix)
Praetorius Puer natus in Bethlehem (from Polyhymnia caduceatrix)
Samuel Scheidt Gelobet seystu Jesu Christ a 8
Praetorius In dulci jubilo a 8 (from Musae Sioniae)
Scott Metcalfe, conductor
Period Instrument Orchestra and Chorus
Blue Heron music director Scott Metcalfe makes his H&H debut in this festive program featuring Bach’s Cantata 62, which was composed for the first Sunday of Advent, and music from the 17th century German tradition, one of Metcalfe’s specialties.
For this concert there is a Pre-Concert Conversation at 7pm.
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