barber institute of fine arts
university of birmingham


Wednesday 5 February, 7.30pm

Mein Freund ist Mein: Cantatas by the Bach family

Mark Chambers director

Early music vocal ensemble Sestina is joined by acclaimed violinist Rachel Podger for this performance exploring love and loss in the Bach family. Sestina focus on the development of young singers and present innovative concerts for festivals across the UK under their director, internationally acclaimed countertenor, Mark Chambers. This semi-stage performance of cantatas guarantees a captivating evening.

J S Bach Sarabande and Chaconne (with choral interpolations by Helga Thoene)
J S Bach Cantata No. 4 Christ lagin Todes Banden
J C Bach Es ist nun aus (Sterb Aria)
J C Bach Meine Freundin du bistschön.

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