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Bach Cantata Choir: Christmas Oratorio and Magnificat

Location: Oregon, USA
The Bach Cantata Choir of Portland will present J.S. Bach’s Christmas Oratorio, (highlights) as well as J.S. Bach’s Magnificat at a concert on Friday, December 21st at 7:30pm at Rose City Park Presbyterian Church, 1907 NE 45th Ave in Portland, Oregon.  The concert, under the direction of conductor Ralph Nelson, will feature highlights of Bach’s classic work for Christmas, commonly known as Christmas Oratorio.  Also included on the program will be a performance of Giovanni Gabrieli’s “O Magnum Mysterium” as well as J.S. Bach’s Magnificat.  The Oratorio, which will be sung in German, will be accompanied by chamber orchestra. Soloists will be sopranos Nan Haemer and Vakare Petroluinaite, alto Irene Weldon, tenor Byron Wright, and baritone Jacob Herbert. For more information, go to www.bachcantatachoir.org .
 
Program:
Gabrieli: O Magnum Mysterium
J.S. Bach: Magnificat in D Major, BWV 243
J.S. Bach: Christmas Oratorio (Highlights from Parts 1-6) BWV 248
 
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