St Matthew Passion, Johann Sebastian Bach
Wednesday 17 April 2019 at 7pm
The Cathedral Choir is joined by soloists James Oxley (Evangelist) and Henry Waddington (Christus), and the period instrument ensemble Florilegium for a performance of JS Bach’s St Matthew Passion (sung in English). J S Bach’s St Matthew Passion is the crowning achievement of one of the greatest composers of all time and the culmination of a tradition of musical passion settings performed during Holy Week, the week before Easter. It is written for two choruses, two orchestras and six soloists. The first performance was in 1727 at the Good Friday Vespers in Leipzig’s Saint Thomas’ Church.
Ticket prices: £30-£10
Running time: 2 hours & 30 Minutes
No parking available The Cathedral Close.
Tickets and times
Wednesday 17th April7:00pm