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

Temple Singers

Hesperi Ensemble

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
Sei gegrüsset, Maria SWV 333
Ach Herr, du Schöpfer Alle Ding SWV 450
Die Himmel Erzählen die Ehre Gottes SWV 386
Das Wort Ward Fleisch SWV 385
Tröstet, tröstet, mein Volk SWV 382

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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Booking opens 18 August 2022
Booking Information
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Available here until 12noon on the day of the performance

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020 7427 5641

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