Philippe Herreweghe week

mon 1 may 2017
Theme: Early Music

There’s a birthday boy ! On Tuesday 2nd May the Flemish conductor Philippe Herreweghe will be 70 . So in Bach ad Infinitum from 1st to 5th May it will be Philippe Herreweghe week .

In this week we’ll be playing a lot of Luthersan misses and cantatas, with on Monday 1st May at 13.00 the Magnificat and cantata BWV 80.
On Thursday 4th and Friday 5th May the Mass in B Minor.

Here is the playlist for Geen dag zonder Bach on 1st May (13.00-14.00 ).

Herreweghe’s birthday will also be fully celebrated on Sunday 14th May in the Concertgebouw, with a concert by Collegium Vocale Gent with soloists such as Dorothee Mields, Hana Blažíková and Peter Kooij.
They’ll be performing the Missa Brevis and cantatas BWV 79 and 80.

Click here for more info over this concert.