Bach St John Passion

The St John Passion together with his St Matthew Passion are two of Bach's most famous pieces of sacred music. Despite the Passion lasting nearly two hours, it was written to be used as part of a Lutheran church service - Bach wrote the St John Passion for the Good Friday Vespers service of 1724. Rather than expecting the audience or congregation to sit back and take in the music, Bach included a number of chorales within the solo sections for everyone to participate in.
Internationally renowned conductor Professor Edward Higginbottom, formerly director of New College Choir Oxford, guides an all-star lineup, including Evangelist Nick Pritchard - Samling Artist and winner of the 2013 London Bach Society Singer’s Prize, Dan D’Souza as Christus, Camilla Harris, Soprano, Robin Blaze Countertenor, Gareth John Bass (tenor tbc). The Passion is accompanied by the period instrument ensemble Instruments of Time & Truth.

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