ENLIGHTENED EXUBERANCE: Bach’s Christmas Oratorio (1734)
Session #3 (of 6)
Third Cantata (“Herrscher des Himmels, erhöre das Lallen”): For the Third Day of Christmas
Join us for an exploration of the cultural moment that encases one of Bach’s most iconic works, an oratorio made up of six individual cantatas. We’ll watch performances and look at some of the political, social, and artistic factors that surround this masterpiece.