SymphonyCast presents J.S. Bach Christmas Oratorio

December 23, 2011

St. Paul, Minn. — For the holiday, the first three parts of Johann Sebastian Bach's beloved Christmas Oratorio — from Dresden, where an annual performance of this inspired music is a treasured tradition. Tune in on Sunday, December 25 at 1:00 p.m. to hear this joyful work.


J.S. BACH: Christmas Oratorio (Cantatas 1-3)

Dresden Staatskapelle
Christian Thielemann, conductor
Frauenkirche Chamber Choir, Dresden
Sibylla Rubens, soprano
Christa Mayer, mezzo-soprano
Daniel Behle, tenor
Thomas Quasthoff, baritone

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Dresden Philharmonic Orchestra
Dresdner Kreuzchor
Ute Selbig, soprano
Annette Market, alto
Armin Ude, tenor
Egbert Junghans, Baritone
(Capriccio 10216)

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