Bach Cantatas

The celebrated Royal Academy of Music/Kohn Foundation Bach Cantata Series

Sundays at midday.

Presented through the generosity and vision of the Kohn Foundation.

‘Don’t miss the Royal Academy of Music’s outstanding Sunday lunchtime series surveying all of Bach’s cantatas’
– The Times

 
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View our PDF brochure of the 2017 season

— booking from Tuesday 4th October 2016; Priority Booking Day for Patrons 3rd October.

Royal Academy of Music/Kohn Foundation Bach Cantatas

Sunday, 15.01.2017 12:00, Duke’s Hall

Come to this concert to hear how the composer’s imagination was tested to its limits with two cantatas, composed for the Eighth Sunday after Trinity, on the subject of hypocrisy

Royal Academy of Music/Kohn Foundation Bach Cantatas

Sunday, 05.02.2017 12:00, Duke’s Hall

BWV 212, BWV 545, BWV 40

Royal Academy of Music/Kohn Foundation Bach Cantatas

Sunday, 05.03.2017 12:00, Duke’s Hall

BWV 154, BWV 656, BWV 215

Royal Academy of Music/Kohn Foundation Bach Cantatas

Sunday, 02.04.2017 12:00, Duke’s Hall

BWV 103, BWV 135, BWV 104

Royal Academy of Music/Kohn Foundation Bach Cantatas

Sunday, 07.05.2017 12:00, Duke’s Hall

BWV 150, BWV 81, BWV 562, BWV 193

Royal Academy of Music/Kohn Foundation Bach Cantatas

Sunday, 25.06.2017 12:00, Duke’s Hall

Solo voices and the timbre of a solo oboe predominate in today’s cantatas.

Royal Academy of Music/Kohn Foundation Bach Cantatas

Sunday, 08.10.2017 12:00, Duke’s Hall

Unusual texts are to the fore in this concert’s cantatas. Leichtgessinte Flattergeiste (‘Frivolous flibbertigibbets’) takes the palm for the most charming and least likely opening line in the entire repertoire

Royal Academy of Music/Kohn Foundation Bach Cantatas

Sunday, 05.11.2017 12:00, Duke’s Hall

Brightness and darkness are juxtaposed in this concert, conducted by the Royal Academy of Music/Kohn Foundation Bach Prize winner Philippe Herreweghe

Royal Academy of Music/Kohn Foundation Bach Cantatas

Sunday, 03.12.2017 12:00, Duke’s Hall

The final concert of the season focuses on celebratory works for Christmas and Michaelmas

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