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Your Guide to Christmas in London

London for Christmas

Your Guide to Christmas in London



Bach in Advent at St John's Smith Square

Bach in Advent at St John's Smith Square

Enjoy the wonder of Bach's music as Christmas approaches, played on the magnificent Klais Organ and in the serene setting of St. John's Smith Square.


Throughout Advent come and join David Titterington's epic journey through the organ works of JS Bach. Admission to these recitals is entirely FREE, with each performance lasting approximately 45 minutes. The final concert on 21 December is ticketed (£16.00 - £10.00 concessions).


3 December, 18.00


5 December, 18.00


6 December, 18.00


7 December, 18.00


8 December, 18.00


9 December, 17.15


10 December, 18.00


11 December, 18.00


12 December, 18.00


13 December, 18.00


14 December, 18.00


15 December, 18.00
  • Prelude & Fugue in F minor BWV534
  • O Mensch bewein’ dein Sünde gross BWV622
  • Partita Ach, was soll ich Sünder machen BWV770
  • Prelude & Fugue in B minor BWV544

    16 December, 18.00
    • Concerto in A minor BWV593
    • Canonic Variations Von Himmel hoch, da komm ‘ich her BWV769
    • Concerto in G BWV592


    17 December, 18.00
    • Fugue in G minor BWV578
    • Kyrie, Gott heiliger Geist BWV672
    • Kyrie, Gott Vater in Ewigkeit BWV673
    • Christe, aller Welt Trost BWV674
    • Allein Gott in der Höh sei Ehr’ BWV675
    • Dies sind die heil’gen zehn Gebot BWV679
    • Wir Glauben all’an einen Gott BWV681
    • Vater unser im Himmelreich BWV683
    • Prelude & Fugue in A minor BWV543


    18 December, 18.00
    • Toccata F BWV540
    • Prelude & Fugue in C BWV553
    • Aria in F BWV587
    • Prelude & Fugue in A minor BWV559
    • Prelude (Toccata) & Fugue in E BWV566


    19 December, 18.00
    • Prelude & Fugue in G BWV541
    • Puer natus in Bethlehem BWV603
    • Gelobet seist du, Jesu Christ BWV604
    • Der Tag, der ist so freudenreich BWV605
    • Vom Himmel hoch, da komm'ich her BWV606
    • Vom Himmel kam der Engel Schaar BWV607
    • In ducli Jubilo BWV608
    • Das alte Jahr vergangen ist BWV614
    • In dir ist freude BWV615
    • Prelude & Fugue in C BWV547


    20 December, 18.00
    • Erbarm dich mein, O Herre Gott BWV721
    • Prelude & Fugue in D BWV532
    • Vor deinen Thron tret’ ich BWV668


    21 December, 19.30
    Tickets £16.00 (concessions £10.00)
    • Praeludium in Eb BWV552/i
    • Kyrie, Gott, Vater in Ewigkeit BWV669
    • Christe, aller Welt Trost BWV670
    • Kyrie, Gott heiliger Geist BWV671
    • Allein Gott in der Höh’ sei Ehr’ BWV676
    • Motet: Lobet den Herrn BWV230
    • Dies sind die heilgen zehn Gebot BWV678
    • Wir Glauben all an einem Gott BWV681
    • Motet: Komm Jesu, komm BWV229
    • Vater unser im Himmelreich BWV682
    • Christ, unser Herr, zum Jordan kam BWV684
    • Aus tiefer Noth schrei’ ich zu dir BWV686
    • Fugue in Eb BWV552/ii


    With choral accompaniment from Siglo de Oro, this concert concludes our Organ Curator David Titterington’s epic cycle of organ works by JS Bach throughout advent, featuring selections from the Clavier-Übung III ‘German Organ Mass’. Enjoy the wonder of Bach’s music on our Klais Organ this Christmas!

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    Venue Details

    St John's
    Smith Square
    London SW1P 3HA

    Box Office
    020 7222 1061

    Nearest tube
    St James's Park


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    3, 5-21 December 2017

    17.15, 18.00, 19.30

    Free, except 21 December £16.00 (concessions £10.00)

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