Date(s) - 09/04/2020
Location: The Brangwyn
Bach channels the tragedy and transcendence of the Passion into one heart-rending masterpiece.
Even Bach knew he had written something very special with his St Matthew Passion, referring to it as his favourite. The richness of his music and its illumination of the text remain as moving now as they were in 1727, and the sincerity of the composer’s devotion continues to shine through.
Conductor John Butt
Evangelist Gwilym Bowen
Christus David Shipley
Soprano Mhairi Lawson
Contralto Jess Dandy
Tenor Anthony Gregory
Baritone James Newby
J.S.Bach St Matthew Passion
The symbolism of Bach’s St Matthew Passion
As with many Bach masterpieces, there are hidden depths to this work. We will pick out the significance of those devices and themes that ensure the music its richness, giving multiple levels of interpretation and emotional connection.
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