Bach in the Mission IX: Music for the King
Saturday, January 26, 2019 at 8:00pm | Mission San Luis Obispo
Members of Cal Poly’s Chamber Choir, Symphony and faculty join with guest artists to perform the music of J.S. Bach and his contemporaries. A celebration of kings both earthly and heavenly, this performance joins together Bach’s first known cantata for Christmas Day with Handel’s celebration of King George II’s victory at the Battle of Dettingen.
• Purcell – Selections from the Fairy Queen
• J.S. Bach – Christen, ätzet diesen Tag (Cantata for the First Day of Christmas), BWV 63
• Handel – Dettingen Te Deum, HWV 283
**Note special location**