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Royal Albert Hall
|Prom 26: An unforgettable B minor Mass with The English Concert|
|J.S. Bach’s Mass in B minor was described by its first publisher as “the greatest musical work of art of all times and nations”. It’s also the culmination of one man’s great life of musical creativity, and a great personal statement of faith. Such an important and well-loved work as this places huge extra demands on performers, and Harry Bicket and the orchestra and choir of The English Concert rose admirably to the challenge with a stellar performance last night at the BBC Proms.
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