Music of the Week: March 22, 2024: Nathalie Stutzmann

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Music of the Week: March 22, 2024: Nathalie Stutzmann

22-03-24 12:00:00,

Nathalie Stutzmann  - Recording Bach aria "Erbarme dich" Nathalie Stutzmann – Recording Bach aria “Erbarme dich”

We have a particularly fascinating piece for our Music of the Week; both the composition and its delivery are unique and, leading up to Easter week, a profoundly fitting choice.

The aria “Erbarme Dich” (Have mercy, my God) is one of the highlights of J.S. Bach’s sacred oratorio St. Matthew Passion (BWV 244).

It was first performed in Leipzig on Good Friday almost 300 years ago (in 1727),

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