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362. Bach: Easter Oratorio (Sir John Eliot Gardiner , 2013)

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J. S. Bach's Easter Oratorio : Sir John Eliot Gardiner , 2013 Sir John Eliot Gardiner conductor Hannah Morrison soprano, Proms debut artist Meg Bragle mezzo-soprano, Proms debut artist Nicholas …More
J. S. Bach's Easter Oratorio : Sir John Eliot Gardiner , 2013 Sir John Eliot Gardiner conductor Hannah Morrison soprano, Proms debut artist Meg Bragle mezzo-soprano, Proms debut artist Nicholas Mulroy tenor Peter Harvey bass Monteverdi Choir English Baroque Soloists (pre-1977, Monteverdi Orchestra) London, PROMS 2013 Royal Albert Hall ... The Easter Oratorio opens with a Sinfonia that pitches a trio of trumpets against consorts of woodwinds and strings, and a poignant Adagio for solo oboe. Scored for similar forces. The ensembles that took Bach's cantatas to 14 countries in their Bach Pilgrimage of 2000 return to the Royal Albert Hall for a Late Night Prom. Sir John Eliot Gardiner, 70 this year, directs the internationally renowned Monteverdi Choir and English Baroque Soloists. Info source BBCs website (c) ...