Bach-Angels and Shepherds: Cantatas for the Holiday Season

Two of Bach’s beloved cantatas for Advent paired with works by his German predecessors

Location:St. James Cathedral
804 9th Avenue
Seattle, WA 98104

Reserved Passes: $40 General/$20Students
Suggested donation at the door-$35 General


soprano Yulia Van Doren, alto Laura Pudwell, tenor Colin Balzer, baritone Jesse Blumberg

with the Pacific MusicWorks Baroque Orchestra


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Cantata BMV 61 Nun Komm der Heiden Heiland, J. S. Bach (1685-1750)

SATB, 2 oboes d’amore, strings, continuo


Wachet Auf, Franz Tunder (1614-67)

Soprano solo, 2vlns, 2 violas, continuo


Sinfonia to Cantata BMW 42, J.S. Bach


Wie Schon leuchtet der Morgenstern, Johann Kuhnau (1660-1722)

2 oboes, 2 violins, 2 violas, violone, lute, harp, organ




Arrangements of German Christmas Carols, Michael Praetorius (1571-1621)


In Dulci Jubilo

Es ist ein Ros entsprungen,

Psalite Unigenito



Natus est Jesus-Weihnachts-Konzert aus der Partitura sacra- Philip Friedrich Boddeckers

Tenor solo, continuo


Cantata BMV 36-Schwingt Freudig Euch Empor!, J.S. Bach

SATB, strings, continuo





December 1, 2012 - 8:00pm - 10:00pm