Fra Filippo Lippi, The Annunciation © The National Gallery
Temple Singers in rehearsal
Hesperi Ensemble
Ian Wilson

Temple Singers

Ensemble Hesperi

Ian Wilson recorder

Nicholas Mulroy & Thomas Allery directors

A rich and exuberant feast of Baroque music for Advent, culminating in Bach's joyous cantata Wachet Auf. At the heart of the programme is a sequence of vocal works by Heinrich Schütz, Germany's greatest composer before Bach, marking his 350th anniversary. Guest appearances from director Nicholas Mulroy & recorder player Ian Wilson complete the luxurious line-up. 


Johann Sebastian Bach Komm, Jesu, Komm BWV 229

Henrich Schütz
Ach Herr, du Schöpfer aller Ding SWV 450
Verleih uns Frieden genädiglich SWV 372
Die Himmel erzählen die Ehre Gottes SWV 386

Johann Sebastian Bach Brandenburg Concerto No. 4 in G Major BWV 1049


Johann Sebastian Bach Wachet auf BWV 140

90 minutes (including interval)


Venue: Temple Church
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