C O M I N G U P N E X T :
Ahead of the Encore performance of J.S. Bach's Christmas Oratorio, we asked our artistic director Matt Glandorf three questions: (1) Why bring this work back after 2 years; (2) The challenges of producing such a monumental performance; (3) How risky is it to hold a major classical music event on a New Year's Eve?
Bach's "Christmas Oratorio": the opening chorus Jauchzet, frohlocket, auf, preiset die Tage, live from Philadelphia Cathedral, December 31, 2014. Captured on an iPhone. Length: 7:31
Opening chorus form J.S. Bach Cantata BWV 78 Jesu, der du meine Seele (Jesus, thou who this my spirit). Recorded on the opening night of "1734-1735: A Season in the Life of J.S. Bach" series, October 5, 2016 at S. Clement's Church:
Hear more live concert recordings on our SoundCloud series playlist