Bach Cantata Service for Christmas Day – “Jauchzet, frohlocket!”
St Johns Southgate Bach Choir and Orchestra
J.S. Bach's festive Christmas Oratorio cantata for Christmas Day Jauchzet, frohlocket! Auf preiset die Namen (BWV248/I) for 3 soloists, choir, strings, 2 oboes, 2 flutes, 3 trumpets, timpani and continuo, presented in liturgical context in a Christmas Day Festival Eucharist at St Johns Southgate.
St Johns Bach Choir and Orchestra (dir. Graham Lieschke) joined by soloists: Sally-Anne Russell (mezzo soprano), Robert Macfarlane (tenor), Nicholas Beecher (bass).
Guest Preacher: Rev Gordon Wegener
A very rare opportunity to experience this jubilant Christmas music on Christmas Day in context, rather than in concert.
This event marks the 25th anniversary of the St Johns Southgate Bach Cantata Program.
Sunday 25th December 2022
10 a.m. (note the later-than-usual start time)
Presented By: St Johns Southgate Bach Cantata Program
Bookings Phone: 96824995
Bookings Contact: Church Office
Venue: St Johns Southgate, 20 City Rd, Southbank, VIC 3006