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Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra & Choir

Ton Koopman, conductor

Orchestra

An unrivalled interpreter of Bach in a festive and contemplative program dedicated to Christmas.

Ton Koopman conductor
Martha Bosch soprano
Maarten Engeltjes countertenor
Tilman Lichdi tenor
Klaus Mertens bass

Johann Sebastian Bach
Cantata “Himmelskönig, sei willkommen”, BWV 182
Cantata “Nun komm, der Heiden Heiland”, BWV 62
Cantata “Darzu ist erschienen der Sohn Gottes”, BWV 40
Cantata "Sie werden aus Saba alle kommen", BMW 65

The Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra
Ton Koopman founded the Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra in 1979. The group consists of internationally renowned baroque specialists who meet up several times a year and work together to prepare and perform new exciting programmes. For the musicians each concert is a new experience and Koopman's boundless energy and enthusiasm are a sure guarantee of the highest quality of every single performance. 

The Amsterdam Baroque Choir
The Amsterdam Baroque Choir was founded in 1992 and it made its début during the Holland Festival of Early Music in Utrecht performing the world première of the Requiem (for 15 voices) and Vespers (for 32 voices) by H.I.F.Biber. The recording of both of these works won the Cannes Classical Award for the best performance of 17th/18th century choral music. For its rare combination of textural clarity and interpretative flexibility, the Amsterdam Baroque Choir is considered among today’s most outstanding choirs.

Ton Koopman and the Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra & Choir are regular guests at the major concert halls of Europe, the USA and Japan.


Follows at 19.00 in the Teatrostudio, Late Night Modern 3.