SEPT 28 + 30


Harry Christophers launches our 204th season with a banquet of Bach’s greatest showpieces—from the sublime tapestry of his Double Violin Concerto (remember it from Children of a Lesser God?) to the exhilarating exuberance of the Third Brandenburg Concerto and the soaring majesty of the G Major Mass. This is the must-see concert for lovers of Bach, showcasing the H+H Orchestra and Chorus doing what they do best—bringing alive the spirit, energy, and beauty of Bach.


Symphony Hall


Friday, September 28, 2018 at 7:30PM
Sunday, September 30, 2018 at 3:00PM


J.S. Bach:
Brandenburg Concerto No. 3
Concerto for Two Violins in D Minor
Cantata V from Christmas Oratorio
Cantata 179, Siehe zu, daß deine Gottesfurcht nicht Heuchelei sei (“See that your fear of God is not hypocrisy”)
Mass in G Major, BWV 236

Performed by

Harry Christophers, conductor
Aaron Sheehan, tenor
Aisslinn Nosky, violin
Susanna Ogata, violin
H+H Orchestra and Chorus

Concert Length

2 hours, including intermission


J.S. Bach: Allegro from Brandenburg Concerto No. 3
Handel and Haydn Society
Aisslinn Nosky, director

J.S. Bach: Allegro from Concerto for Two Violins in D Minor
Handel and Haydn Society

J.S. Bach: Gloria from Mass in G Major, BWV 236
The Sixteen
Harry Christophers, conductor

J.S. Bach: “Gott der Herr ist Sonn’ und Schild” (chorus) from Cantata 79
The Sixteen
Harry Christophers, conductor