J.S. Bach, Magnificat & Ebullient Cantata Choruses — Mar 2003

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Program Details

Magnificat & Ebullient Cantata Choruses

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685–1750)

David P. Babbitt, Artistic Director

Ruth Rainero, mezzo-soprano; Paul Flight, countertenor;
Daniel Hutchings, tenor; Tim Krol, bass

 

Magnificat in D Major, BWV 243

Chorus: Magnificat (My soul magnifies)
Soprano Aria: Et exultavit spiritus meus (And my spirit has rejoiced)
Soprano Aria: Quia respexit humilitatem (For he had regarded the lowliness)
Chorus: Omnes generationes (All generations)
Bass Aria: Quia fecit mihi magna (For he that is mighty)
Alto, Tenor Aria: Et misericordia (And his mercy)
Chorus: Fecit potentiam (He has shown strength)
Tenor Aria: Deposuit potentes (He has put down)
Alto Aria: Esurientes implevit bonis (He has filled the hungry with good things)
Chorus: Suscepit Israel (He has helped Israel)
Chorus: Sicut locutus est (As he promised)
Chorus: Gloria Patri (Glory be to the Father)

INTERMISSION

Cantata 30, Freue dich, erlöste Schar (Be joyful, redeemed host)
Chorus: Freue dich, erlöste Schar

St. Matthew Passion, BWV 244
Bass Aria: Mache dich, mein Herze, rein (Purify yourself, my heart)

Cantata 140, Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme (Wake up, the voice calls us)
Chorale: Zion hört die Wächter singen (Zion hears the watchmen singing)

Cantata 110, Unser Mund sei voll Lachens (Let our mouth be full of laughter)
Chorus: Unser Mund sei voll Lachens

Cantata 8, Liebster Gott, wann werd’ ich sterben (Dearest God, when will I die?)
Chorus: Liebster Gott, wann werd’ ich sterben

Cantata 12, Weinen, Klagen, Sorgen, Zagen (Weeping, wailing, grieving, fearing)
Sinfonia
Chorus: Weinen, Klagen, Sorgen, Zagen

Christmas Oratorio, BWV 248
Chorale: Brich an, o schönes Morgenlicht (Break forth, o lovely morning light)
Chorus: Jauchzet, frohlocket! (Celebrate, rejoice!)

San Francisco Bach Choir Baroque Orchestra

Violin 1
Rob Diggins, concertmaster
Adam Lamotte
Cynthia Miller
 
Violin 2
Zachary Carrettin, principal
Tekla Cunningham
Rachel Hurwitz
 
Viola
Daria D’Andrea
Suzanna Giordano
Violoncello
Elisabeth Reed
Joanna Blendulf
 
Bass
John Dornenburg
 
Flute
Louise Carslake
Byron Rakitzis
 
Oboe
Debra Nagy
Marianne Pfau
Bassoon
Dennis Godburn
 
Trumpet
John Thiessen
William Williams
Keith Johnson
 
Timpani
Kent Reed
 
Organ
Steven Bailey

Saturday, March 15, 2003 / Sunday, March 16, 2003
Calvary Presbyterian Church, San Francisco