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Perth Concert Hall

Mill Street
Perth, PH1 5HZ United Kingdom
01738 472 700

Apr 2019

Bach for Easter Sunday

Apr 21 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Perth Concert Hall, Mill Street
Perth, PH1 5HZ United Kingdom
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£5 – £23.50

Spend Easter Sunday in the company of Dunedin Consort and J.S. Bach. The programme features two cantatas, each presenting a vivid and moving account of the Easter story. The glimmering opening of Himmelskönig, sei wilkommen is contrasted with the rousing chorale cantata Christ lag in Todesbanden, one of Bach’s best-loved works. These vocal masterpieces are paired with the sparkling Orchestral Suite in B minor, which features the astonishing virtuosity of Dunedin Consort’s principal flautist Katy Bircher.

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May 2019

Bach: The Last Resort

May 13 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Perth Concert Hall, Mill Street
Perth, PH1 5HZ United Kingdom
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£8 – £10

Bach’s rich musical legacy as we know it today is partly the result of a historical accident. When he applied for the position of Kantor at Leipzig’s Thomaskirche in 1722, Bach was only third choice for the post. Telemann turned the offer down after some deliberation and Graupner was not released from his post of Kapellmeister in Hesse. ‘Since we cannot get the best, then we will have to settle for average’, the Council concluded, as it handed the title…

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