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Bach’s St Matthew Passion, with an all-star line up of soloists, led by Mark Padmore.
One of the great iconic pieces of the classical canon, Bach’s St Matthew Passion retains its huge emotional impact even 300 years on from its premiere. Performed on period instruments to reveal the original colours and textures of the music it is here sung by a top-drawer cast, led by the great Bach interpreter Mark Padmore.
Bach St Matthew Passion
Sophie Bevan soprano
Paula Murrihy mezzo-soprano
Mark Padmore director/Evangelist
Stephan Loges Christus
Fflur Wyn soprano
Robin Blaze counter-tenor
Andrew Tortise tenor
Matthew Brook baritone
Soloists of the Choir of the Enlightenment
OAE Extras at 5.45pm. Royal Festival Hall auditorium.
OAE musicians talk about tonight’s performance of Bach’s St Matthew Passion and how it is realised without a conductor.
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