The English Concert
The Choir of The English Consort
Laurence Cummings director/organ
Corelli Concerto grosso in G minor Op.6 No.8 Christmas Concerto
JS Bach Cantata “Schwingt freudig euch empor” BWV 36
Magnificat in D major BWV 243
Former Associate Artists The English Concert return to Christ Church Spitalfields with a sumptuous feast of seasonal baroque music. Full of invention Corelli’s energetic Christmas Concerto remains one of his most popular works, alongside are two magnificent works by JS Bach: the Advent cantata Schwingt freudig euch empor and his choral masterpiece, the Magnificat. A festive celebration not to be missed!
Supported by Rawlinson & Hunter, Bircham Dyson Bell, and a syndicate of individual donors
“As a listener it’s exhilarating to be invited to lose oneself in such expertly crafted fantasy” Guardian on The English Concert’s King Arthur in Spitalfields Music Summer Festival 2011.