Bach’s Luminous Christmas Oratorio

Maison symphonique December 3 and 4, 2019

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Faithful to holiday tradition, the OSM performs a jewel of the Baroque repertoire: Bach’s Christmas Oratorio. Under the direction of Kent Nagano, share in the joy of the Nativity and in the blissful serenity of this masterpiece with the OSM Chorus and four talented soloists at the Maison symphonique.

J. S. Bach, Christmas Oratorio, BWV 248, excerpts 
Part I: Jauchzet, frohlocket, auf, preiset die Tage
Part II: Und es waren Hirten in derselben Gegend
Part III: Herrscher des Himmels, erhöre das Lalle


  • Producer / Presenter : Orchestre symphonique de Montréal (OSM)
  • Venue : Maison symphonique
  • Presented as part of : Montreal Bach Festival
  • Conductor : Kent Nagano
  • Soprano : Marie-Sophie Pollak
  • Mezzo-soprano : Wiebke Lehmkuhl
  • Baritone : Philippe Sly
  • Tenor : Hugo Hymas
  • Chorus master : Andrew Megill
  • Grand preconcert talks : 7 pm
  • Duration (subject to change without notice) : 1h15
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