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Bach’s Luminous Christmas Oratorio

Maison symphonique December 3 and 4, 2019

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

Presented as part of Montreal Bach Festival


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

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