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Mozart's Bastien und Bastienne and Bach's Coffee Cantata | London Gala Orchestra

When
Thursday July 12, 2018 at 19:30
Where
Church of St Mary the Virgin, Brighton
Tickets
£15, £32 - family package 4 tickets; concessions £12
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  1. Bastien und Bastienne K 50 - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
  2. Cantata No 211, 'Schweigt stille, plaudert nicht', (Coffee Cantata) BWV211 - Johann Sebastian Bach

Bastien was written by Mozart when he was 12 years old. A boyfriend and girlfriend try to make each other jealous. Bastienne asks a fake magician to put a spell on Bastien. He does this speaking in a made-up language-“ Diggi, daggi, schurry, murry” In Bach’s Coffee Cantata an angry father moans at his daughter for being addicted to coffee, the latest fashionable drink. She can’t marry unless she stops drinking coffee. Finally she agrees to a husband if he lets her drink coffee.

A new production by Maarten van der Duin featuring Suzanne Smart, Timothy Coleman and Lukasz Biela with the London Gala Orchestra.


Venue
Church of St Mary the Virgin
St James Street
Brighton
East Sussex
BN2 1PR
England
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