Britten Sinfonia/St John Passion

with Mark Padmore

14 April 2017 / 18:00

A Good Friday performance of Bach’s  St John Passion, starring the sensational Mark Padmore as the Evangelist.

Mark Padmore has gained particular acclaim for his numerous appearances as Evangelist in Bach Passions. He describes Bach’s music as ‘an endless journey of discovery’, and he’ll certainly bring this love for the music and sense of dramatic intention to tonight's performance in which he sings with and directs Britten Sinfonia.

Bach’s masterpiece perfectly balances the theatrical and the devotional, and is interspersed here with a reading of TS Eliot’s contemplative poem Ash Wednesday.

Programme & Performers

JS Bach St John Passion

Britten Sinfonia
Mark Padmore
Jacqueline Shave leader/director
Simon Russell Beale speaker
Britten Sinfonia Voices

Please note there will be no interval during this performance.

Promoted by Britten Sinfonia


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