Bach St Matthew Passion/Monteverdi Choir

26 March 2016 / 18:30

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Some of the world’s leading interpreters of Bach’s work perform his St Matthew Passion, depicting the final events leading to Christ’s death and resurrection.

Sir John Eliot Gardner unites his Monteverdi Choir and English Baroque Soloists for Bach’s 1727 masterpiece, which tells the story of Christ’s final days through the eyes of Matthew the Evangelist. Both heart-wrenching and full of hope, contemplative and celebratory, this Holy Week performance of his enduring music is the perfect Easter concert.

Programme & Performers

Bach St Matthew Passion

Monteverdi Choir
English Baroque Soloists
Sir John Eliot Gardiner

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