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

Tickets also available at Nano Nagle Place, Douglas Street, or on the door subject to availability.