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Calm the Storm | Oxford Bach Soloists

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    New College Chapel, Holywell Street, Oxford, OX1 3BN
  • When:
    9 February
    3:00pm to 4:15pm
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    £15 (students £5, under 18s free)
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Music - Classical & Opera
Calm the Storm | Oxford Bach Soloists
Cantata 155 displays the 31-year-old Bach’s enchanting innovation in his younger days with one of the finest bassoon obbligati ever written. Cantatas 73 and 81 take as their starting point two of Christ’s miracles: the healing of the leper, and the calming of the storm. The joyful Cantata 83 is possibly Bach’s first Cantata for the feast of the Purification of Mary and the Presentation of Jesus at the Temple (Candlemas) in which Simeon sings his famous Nunc dimittis.

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