Known for “performances of unmatched excellence” (Gramophone), the Bach Collegium Japan and its celebrated music director, Masaaki Suzuki, bring their signature crispness and purity to a beloved Bach masterpiece. For this festive holiday performance, the period-instrument orchestra and choir highlight the polyphonic wonder of Bach’s rich, imaginative cantatas written to celebrate Jesus’s birth.

The Program

“This orchestra has a freshness and ease in live performance that is inimitable.”
Independent (U.K.)
“Unmatched excellence.”
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CHRISTMAS ORATORIO

Bach Collegium Japan

Wednesday, December 6 Alice Tully Hall

Chamber Orchestras

Pre-concert lecture by Michael Marissen at 6:15 pm in the Stanley H. Kaplan Penthouse

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The Artists

Bach Collegium Japan 

Masaaki Suzuki, conductor

Sherezade Panthaki, soprano

Jay Carter, countertenor

Zachary Wilder, tenor

Dominik Wörner, bass

With English supertitles

Performance Details

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Venue and Accessibility

Alice Tully Hall
1941 Broadway

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