Les Délices is back in-person this season, but we haven’t left our digital audience behind. We’re releasing excerpts from every Concert Series program this year in podcast episodes augmented by historical context and artist insights. In this episode, you’ll hear music recorded during the live performances of Rejoice: Bach Cantatas for Advent. Wherever you are, you can experience the special magic of Les Délices.
Hannah De Priest, host & special projects manager
Debra Nagy, executive producer
Shelby Yamin, associate producer
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Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
Excerpts from Cantata BWV 62, Nun Komm der Heiden Heiland
Movement 1: chorus “Nun komm der Heiden Heiland”
Movement 2: tenor aria “Bewundert, o Menschen, dies große Geheimnis”
Excerpts from Cantata BWV 36, Schwingt freudig euch empor
Movement 1: chorus “Schwingt freudig euch empor”
Movement 7: soprano aria with violin obbligato “Auch mit gedämpften”
Movement 8: chorale “Lob sei Gott”