Harry Christophers

Harry Christophers and the Handel and Haydn Society
Stu Rosner

September 24, 2017

7:00 PM

On WCRB In Concert with the Handel and Haydn Society, Harry Christophers conducts Handel's rich, sensuous tale of politics, ambition, and betrayal - his opera "Semele."

Harry Christophers
Handel and Haydn Society

Handel and Haydn Society Artist Director Harry Christophers talks with host Brian McCreath about Part Two of Bach's St. Matthew Passion.

On the program:
St. Matthew Passion:  highlights of Part Two (translation) - Anthony Rolfe Johnson, Evangelist (tenor);  Andreas Schmidt, Jesus (baritone);  Ann Monoyios and Barbara Bonney, soprano;  Anne Sofie von Otter, contralto;  Michael Chance, countertenor;  Howard Crook, tenor;  Monteverdi Choir, London Oratory Junior Choir, and English Baroque Soloists, John Eliot Gardiner, conductor

Harry Christophers
Stu Rosner / Handel and Haydn Society

Handel and Haydn Society Artist Director Harry Christophers talks with host Brian McCreath about Part One of Bach's St. Matthew Passion.

On the program:
St. Matthew Passion:  highlights of Part One (translation) - Anthony Rolfe Johnson, Evangelist (tenor);  Andreas Schmidt, Jesus (baritone);  Ann Monoyios and Barbara Bonney, soprano;  Anne Sofie von Otter, contralto;  Michael Chance, countertenor;  Howard Crook, tenor;  Monteverdi Choir, London Oratory Junior Choir, and English Baroque Soloists, John Eliot Gardiner, conductor

The Handel and Haydn Society: Haydn: Symphonies 8 & 84
Coro

In a spirited live recording, the Handel and Haydn Society performs early and late works by Haydn, showing his maturation as an orchestral composer.

Handel and Haydn Society and Harry Christophers
Handel and Haydn Society

December 11

Harry Christophers conducts Bach's great "Magnificat" as well as other works by Bach and Schütz in a concert at Symphony Hall.

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