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Nuria Rial

Nuria Rial © Merce Rial

 Rudolf Lutz

Rudolf Lutz © Jelena Gernert

Orchester der J. S. Bach-Stiftung / Rial / Lutz


Thursday 16 February 2023
19:00 – ca. 20:30



Orchester der J. S. Bach-Stiftung

Nuria Rial, Sopran

Rudolf Lutz, Cembalo, Leitung


Johann Sebastian Bach

Weichet nur, betrübte Schatten BWV 202 »Hochzeitskantate« (1718–1723 ?)

Konzert d-moll BWV 1060 (Rekonstruktion der ursprünglichen Fassung für Violine, Oboe und Streicher) (1730 ca.)

Non sa che sia dolore BWV 209 (1734 ?)



Johann Sebastian Bach

Sehet in Zufriedenheit (Gavotte aus Weichet nur, betrübte Schatten BWV 202 »Hochzeitskantate«) (1718–1723 ?)


Unterstützt von der J.S. Bach-Stiftung

Subscription series Bach-Kantaten

Presented by Wiener Konzerthausgesellschaft

»Divorce hurts«

Divorces by someone other than death were uncommon 300 years ago, but farewells - even final ones - were the order of the day. As if to prove the point, the opening of Bach's tongue-in-cheek farewell cantata for the departure of a certain studiosus named Lorenz Beck from Leipzig to Ansbach reads »Non sa che sia dolore / Chi dall'amico suo parte e non more« (»Not knowing what pain is, he who parts from his friends and does not die«.). The orchestra of the J. S. Bach Foundation under Rudolf Lutz will perform the work for the first time in the Vienna Konzerthaus in almost 60 years in what is now its third guest performance in the Bach Cantata cycle. The prima donna of the evening is the Catalonian star soprano Núria Rial, who will also lend spring-like splendor to Bach's wedding cantata »Weichet nur, betrübte Schatten«.

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