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Easter Oratorio | Oxford Bach Soloists

  • Where:
    New College Chapel, Holywell Street, Oxford, OX1 3BN
  • When:
    11 April
    3:00pm to 4:45pm
  • How much:
    £25 (students £10, under 18s free)
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Music - Classical & Opera
Easter Oratorio | Oxford Bach Soloists
Two of Bach’s earliest cantatas for Easter Day, Christ lag in Todesbanden and Der Himmel lacht! Die Erde jubiliert are performed here in their revived Leipzig versions. The story takes us from darkness to blazing light, from grief to joy, echoed in the dramatic Easter Oratorio. Told by four characters Mary Magdalene, Mary Jacobe, Simon Peter, and John the Apostle, it canters to the end in triumphant victory.

Oxford Mail