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Ex Cathedra

Bach: A Beautiful Mind

Repertoire

J.S. Bach
Lobet den Herrn alle Heiden (BWV 230)
J.S. Bach
Cello Suite No. 1 in G major (BWV 1007)
J.S. Bach
Jesu, meine Freude (BWV 227)
J.S. Bach
Komm, Jesu, Komm (BWV 229)
J.S. Bach
Cello Suite No. 4 in E flat major (BWV 1010)
J.S. Bach
Singet dem Herrn (BMW 225)

Performers

  • Ex Cathedra Consort and Continuo
Jeffrey Skidmore
conductor
Andrew Skidmore
cello

A rare opportunity to hear four of J.S. Bach’s motets for single and double choir performed by one or two singers per part. Bach’s genius has moved and inspired music-lovers and musicians for centuries: legendary cellist Pablo Casals described Bach as the essence of music and the cello suites as the essence of Bach.

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