ENLIGHTENED EXUBERANCE: Bach’s Christmas Oratorio (1734)
Session #1 (of 6)
First Cantata (“Jauchzet, frolocket!”): For the First 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.