They started their musical pilgrimage by giving three concerts in the Herderkirche in Weimar at Christmas 1999, in which they performed some of the cantatas Bach wrote for this occasion including BWV 63 "Christen, ätzet diesen Tag", a magnificent cantata celebrating the first day of Christmas.
John Eliot Gardiner
Composed by: Johann Sebastian Bach
Conducted by: John Eliot Gardiner
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