Bach, the Universe & Everything
We like to think of the Bach, the Universe & Everything series as a community, similar to the one Bach enjoyed in Leipzig where he produced innovative music at an extraordinary rate for the weekly services at the church where he worked from 1723 until his death in 1750. Back then, the congregatio...
The Mathematics of Decisions
In Bach, the Universe & Everything we bring together science and Bach cantatas to create a thought-provoking Sunday morning event.
JS Bach Liebster Jesu, mein Verlangen (Dearest Jesus, my Desire, BWV 32)
This Cantata is the form of a dialogue between the soul and Jesus. Inspired by th...
We are joined by Professor Daniel Leech-Wilkinson of King’s College London for this festive Bach, the Universe and Everything.
BWV 62 Nun komm, der Heiden Heiland (Now come, Savior of the Heathens)
"Wondrous birth! O wondrous Child" This Advent Cantata is a joyful celebration of the bi...
The Ultimate Gene Edit
BWV 144 Nimm, was dein ist, und gehe hin (Take what is yours and go away.)
Cantata BWV 144 tells of the labourers from St Matthew's Gospel who feel that they have been underpaid. It begins with a merciless fugue: don’t complain and go away. Lest there was any confusion, Bach goes on to ...
Schooled by Randomness
The fourth appointment with the Series Bach the Universe and Everything
Recorded on the 30th January at Kings Place
Tim Harford joins us for this secular Sunday service.
BWV 81 Jesus schläft, was soll ich hoffen? (Jesus sleeps, what shall I hope for?)
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Can you Hear the Shape of a Drum?
The second of our Bach, the Universe & Everything series 2021/22 featuring JS. Bach BWV 26: Ach wie fluchtig, ach wie nichtig.
Recorded at Kings Place on Sunday 21 November.
In Praise of Peptides
The first of our Bach, the Universe & Everything series 2021/22 featuring JS. Bach BWV 192: Nun danket alle Gott.
Recorded at Kings Place on Sunday 31 October.