Armonico Consort

at St David's Hall, Cardiff
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J.S. Bach Mass In B Minor

It could be argued that J.S. Bach’s Mass in B Minor should have been titled ‘Bach’s Greatest Hits’, for that is what Bach himself aimed to achieve with this masterpiece. Composed over the final 25 years of his life and completed just one year before he died, the Mass is scattered with music and references that Bach considered to be his best work, or movements which he had allowed to develop over time and had returned to ‘perfect’ at a later date.

Never performed complete in his lifetime, the work is in effect Bach’s own self-obituary, how he wanted to be remembered by the world. If you have never heard it live, this is absolutely one concert you must not miss.

Armonico Consort

Highly talented vocal ensemble staging a wide range of programmes in atmospheric settings under the direction of dynamic and innovative conductor and keyboard player Christopher Monks.

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Baroque Orchestra

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Elin Manahan Thomas

Elin Manahan Thomas appearing at this event

Elin Manahan Thomas is a Welsh Soprano who has garnered an enthusiastic critical reception since she first came to international attention with her recording of Rutter's Requiem in 2003. She is the first singer ever to record Bach's Alles mit Gott, a birthday ode written in 1713 and discovered in 2005.

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Also Appearing

Christopher Monks

St David's Hall

  • The Hayes
  • Cardiff
  • CF10 1AH

Website:
stdavidshallcardiff.co.uk
Phone:
029 2087 8444
Disabled Booking:
029 2087 8444