J.S. Bach’s Coffee Cantata @ East Cork Early Music Festival 2018

J.S. Bach’s Coffee Cantata @ East Cork Early Music Festival 2018

Friday, 12 October 2018, 1.00pm

Goldie Chapel, Nano Nagle Place, Douglas Street, Cork
Friday 12th October, 1pm
Tickets: €15, children under 12 go free with a paying adult. Limited number of €5 student tickets at the door

David Adams – harpsichord/director
Leah Redmond – soprano (Liesgen)
Berus Komarschela – tenor (Narrator)
Robert McAllister – bass-baritone (Herr Schlendrian)
RIAM Baroque Ensemble with Miriam Kaczor, baroque flute

Bach’s hilarious coffee cantata shows a different side to the composer’s serious church music. Written to be performed in Leipzig’s main coffee house, this nonsensical whirlwind of a cantata features a petulant daughter, and an exasperated father persuading her to break her addiction to coffee or risk all her marriage prospects. Award-winning young Irish singers feature in this and other works, under the direction of harpsichordist David Adams, with the Royal Irish Academy of Music Baroque Ensemble.


Published on 25 September 2018

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