St Matthew Passion: The Bach Choir

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Orchestra: Florilegium
Conductor: David Hill
Tenor, Evangelist – Ed Lyon
Bass, Christ – Simon Shibambu

Soprano – Julia Doyle
Counter-tenor – Iestyn Davies
Tenor – Nicky Spence
Baritone – Gareth Brynmor John

Chorus – The Bach Choir

The Bach Choir’s annual performance of Bach’s St Matthew Passion, sung in English, is a much-anticipated fixture in London’s musical calendar.

The St Matthew Passion is a dramatic telling of the Passion of Christ, which features some of Bach’s most beautiful and poignant chorales, alongside rousing and striking choruses.  It is a work that The Bach Choir is renowned for performing annually to an exceptionally high standard.

Categories: Performances