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Clare College Choir: Christmas Oratorio

We join Clare College Choir, Cambridge for a performance of Bach's Christmas masterpiece.
Cambridge, Trinity College Chapel £15 - £40 Info & Tickets

Graham Ross conducts Clare College Choir with soloists Mary Bevan, Iestyn Davies, James Gilchrist and Neal Davies in Parts 1, 2, 3 and 6 of J S Bach’s Christmas Oratorio. It was composed for the Christmas church festival at Leipzig in 1734.  This included not only Christmas Day and the two following days, but also the Feast of the Circumcision, the Sunday after New Year and the Feast of the Epiphany.  Thus it spread over into the New Year of 1735.  Although Bach performed the Christmas Oratorio in six separate parts, it nevertheless forms a complete and unified work.