Sir John Eliot Gardiner’s Bach Marathon

Royal Albert Hall, Knightsbridge Monday April 1 2013 0:00

The Monteverdi Choir and The English Baroque Soloists under Sir John Eliot Gardiner, with guests. Plus talks.

Part 1: 1pm

JS Bach's 'Singet dem Herrn ein neues Lied', BWV225. (The Monteverdi Choir; The English Baroque Soloists under Sir John Eliot Gardiner.)

Cello Suite No 6, BWV1012. (Alban Gerhardt, cello.)

'The Goldberg Variations', BWV988. (Joanna MacGregor, piano.)

Part 2: 4pm

Audience Participation. (Howard Moody, presenter)

JS Bach's 'Christ lag in Todesbanden', BWV4 (The Monteverdi Choir; The English Baroque Soloists under Sir John Eliot Gardiner)

Partita No 2 in D minor, BWV1004. (Viktoria Mullov, violin)

Organ Recital by John Butt. JS Bach's Fantasia and Fugue in G minor, BWV 542;

Orgelbüchlein: chorale preludes for Passiontide and Easter

Sonata 5 in C for two keyboards and pedals, BWV 529

Fugue in E flat major, BWV 552.

Part 3: 7.30pm

JS Bach's Mass in B minor, BWV232. (The Monteverdi Choir and The English Baroque Soloists under Sir John Eliot Gardiner)

Note: Talks throughout the day will include the participating musicians as well as Robert Levin (pianist and musicologist, Raymond Tallis (author, philosopher and former professor of geriatric medicine), Anna Starkey (science communicator and writer), Tamar Pincus (psychologist), Julian Joseph (pianist), Paul Elie (author), and others to be announced.

Venue name: Royal Albert Hall
Contact:
Address: Kensington Gore
London
SW7 2AP
Opening hours: Tours run daily 10.30am-4.30pm (Apr-Oct), 10.30am-3.30pm (Nov-Mar)
Transport: Tube: South Kensington
Price: £20-£125 (valid for whole day)
Event phone: 0845 401 5045
Event website: http://www.bachmarathon.com