Event 19: York Early Music Festival

Thursday 14 July 7.30pm – c8.45pm
£30.00 (£28.00 concessions | £6.00 under 35)
Venue: St Lawrence Church, Hull Road

Mhairi Lawson soprano
Anna Huntley mezzo soprano
Jonathan Hanley tenor
Frederick Long bass

Lucy Russell, Magda Loth-Hill violins
Alan George viola
Rachel Gray cello
Rosie Moon violone
Edwina Smith, Sarah Moore flutes
Peter Seymour harpsichord, director

Bach’s Other Leipzig

Bach’s duties in Leipzig beyond composing for the liturgy at the two churches for which he was responsible. He also wrote four so-called ‘Lutheran masses’ in 1738/39, probably not for Leipzig itself, but using brilliantly florid choral movements alongside glorious arias demanding outstanding solo singing and obbligato instrumental playing. By contrast, the ever-popular ‘Coffee Cantata’, written a few years earlier for Zimmermann’s Caffeehaus, is essentially a miniature comic opera on the pressing subject of coffee addiction.


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Event Date: 14/07/2022 7:30 pm

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