Mein Freund ist Mein: Cantatas by the Bach family

Curtis Auditorium, CIT Cork School of Music
Friday 12th October, 7:30pm
Tickets: €24
Children under 12 go free with an accompanying adult. Limited number of €5 student tickets available at the door.

Sestina Vocal Ensemble
Mark Chambers, counter-tenor/director
Thomas Guthrie – tenor/stage-director
Cork Baroque Orchestra
Johannes Leertouwer – leader/solo violin

Dynamic young ensemble Sestina explore themes of life and death through works of breathtaking power and humanity by JS Bach and his contemporaries..

J.S. Bach­ – Sarabande and Chaconne (with choral interpolations)

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.

Sestina, a group fast developing a reputation for classy, intelligent programming of Baroque music, idiomatically sung and expertly accompanied on instruments of the period.

Terry Blain, Culture Northern Ireland

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