Bach's Christmas Oratorio - Britten Sinfonia

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Bach’s Christmas Oratorio

J S Bach

Christmas Oratorio BWV 248 (Parts 1, 2, 3 and 6)

Summary

Britten Sinfonia, Polyphony and Stephen Layton come together for a glorious seasonal celebration of Bach’s festive masterpiece, featuring a handpicked cast of 12 specialist solo singers.

J S Bach’s Christmas Oratorio is one of the choral masterpieces of the Baroque era. Originally intended to be performed over six days between Christmas and Epiphany, Parts 1, 2, 3 and 6 explore the Birth of Jesus, the annunciation to the shepherds, and the adoration of the shepherds.

In what promises to be an intimate, thrilling live performance, Britten Sinfonia joins forces with the professional voices of Polyphony and renowned baroque choral director Stephen Layton for a spiritual and festive experience. A cast of stunning young Bach soloists will form the chorus, stepping out for Bach’s glorious solos and duets.

Booking Tickets
Norwich: Priority booking for supporters of Britten Sinfonia opens on Wednesday 27 April 2022. You can join us as a Friend from just £50 per year to get access to priority booking for this concert.
General booking opens on Friday 29 April 2022.

London: Tickets are currently on general sale.

12.12.22 at 7:30PM
London 
Barbican
13.12.22 at 7:30PM
Norwich 
The Halls

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