Bach Christmas Oratorio

Sat Dec 2, 19:00 - Sat Dec 2, 21:30

Lutheran Church


J.S. Bach Weihnachtsoratorium (Christmas Oratorio)


Saturday, 2. December 2023, 7:00 pm

Lutheran Church, Stand Street



On Saturday 2. December, The Evangelical Lutheran Church in Strand Street will pulsate to the glorious sounds of Bach.


The Symphony Choir of Cape Town will be presenting an exciting programme of Advent and Christmas music, featuring Bach’s Advent Cantata, BWV 61 and his much loved Weihnachtsoratorium (Christmas Oratorio).


Both these works illustrate Bach’s musical genius and are replete with arias, chorales and choruses, which sparkle with beautiful ornamentation and shimmer with interesting melodies and harmonies.


The concert begins at 7:00 pm. There will be a pre-concert talk to heighten your understanding of the music and enhance your enjoyment of the evening. The talk will begin at 5:45 pm.





Soprano - Elsabe Richter

Alto - Lente Louw

Tenor - Arthur Swan

Bass - William Berger


Conductor: Levi Alexander

Parking available at SunSquare Hotel Parkade - R20 per hour. Entrance in Bree Street. Please present parking ticket to reception to pay before you go and to receive an exit ticket.

Note that Balcony tickets have restricted views.



Bach Christmas Oratorio
Lutheran Church
98 Strand St, Cape Town City Centre, Cape Town, 8000
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