Contemporary Bach

Two of Bach's outstandng motets for double choir and his sequence of dances for solo cello provide the cornerstone of this programme fom The Nonsuch Singers directed by Graham Calbeck, with Poppy Walshaw, baroque cello, and organist Richard Pearce. JS Bach's 'Singet dem Herr nein neues Lied', BWV225; 'Der Geist hilft unsrer Schwachheit auf', BWV226; Nico Muhly's 'Bright Mass with Canons'; Gabriel Jackson's 'Cecilia Virgo'; James MacMillan's 'Padre Pio's Prayer'; Eric Whitacre's Three Songs of Faith: 'I will wade out'; 'hope faith, life, love'; and 'I thank you God'.