Bach Ad Infinitum

wed 29 jan 2020 13:00 

Episode 778. In this week’s programme you’ll hear baroque oboe music from works by Bach and his contemporaries. Today, soprano Henriette Feith joins Govert Jan Bach for a special concert announcement for baroque oboe!

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
1. Double Concerto in C minor BWV 1060a, for oboe and violin, string orchestra and Basso Continuo
– Allegro
– Adagio
– Allegro
Ensemble Il Gardellino led by Marcel Ponseele, oboe.

2. Fragment from: “Aus Liebe will mein Heiland sterben” (Matthäus-Passion)
Henriette Feith, soprano.

Henriette Feith (©Maurice Lammerts van Bueren)

Henriette Feith is founder and programmer of the vocal chamber music series Music On Chairs, that first started in Amersfoort in 2015. Her goal is to share her passion for vocal chamber music and bring all it’s different facets to light. She has previous experience working in this manner with other well-known baroque and chamber music artists.

On Sunday 9 February 2020 at 15:00 o’clock at the St. Aegten Church in Amersfoort, Music On Chairs will bring listeners a performance of the baroque concert ‘O Fortuna Crudele’. With big names such as: baritone Robbert Muusse, baroque oboist Marcel Ponseele, bassoonist Wouter Verschuren, harpsichordist Kathryn Cok and Henriette Feith herself of course. Aside from music by Bach, there will also be performances of works by Telemann, Scarlatti, Händel, Platti and the yet unkown Thiel.

Click here for more information and here to order tickets.

Johann Sebastian Bach
3. From Cantata “Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme” BWV 140: Aria “Mein Freund ist mein”
Sandrine Piau, soprano. Klaus Mertens, bass. Alfredo Bernardini and Michel Henry, oboe. The Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra led by Ton Koopman
(album J.S. Bach: Cantatas Vol. 21)

Francesca Caccini (1587-1640)
4. O, Che Nuovo Stupor
5. Non Sò Quel Sorriso
6. S’io Men Vò
7. Te Lucis Ante Terminum
8. Regina Caeli Laetare
Henriette Feith, soprano. Jasper Schweppe, baritone. David Van Ooijen, theorbo. David Jansen, organ
(album La Cecchina, Francesca Caccini – Songs from Il Primo Libro Delle Musiche)

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