Performance on 3 - Mendelssohn, Bach - Fri, 29th May 2009 - Part 1
Presented by Catherine Bott. A concert from St Paul's Church, Knightsbridge in London, which juxtaposes the music of Mendelssohn and Bach, exploring how one influenced the other. The BBC Singers under chief conductor David Hill perform motets by Bach which are considered to be among his greatest choral masterpieces, as well as two by Mendelssohn which explore similar styles and techniques. Stephen Farr (organ) Peter McCarthy (basso di viola) BBC Singers David Hill (conductor) Bach: Komm, Jesu, komm, BWV 229 Mendelssohn: Mitten wir im Leben sind, Op 23, No 3; Sonata No 6 in D minor, Op 65, No 6 Bach: Furchte dich nicht, BWV 228.