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Bach for Good Friday

Today's Afternoon on 3 marks Good Friday with a performance of Bach's St John Passion from the Philharmonic Concert Hall in Warsaw. This is followed by the world premiere performance by the Ulster Orchestra of Ian Wilson's The Stars, the Seas, written to commemorate the sinking of the Titanic in 1912.

Presented by Katie Derham.

2pm
Bach: St John Passion
Eric Stoklossa, tenor, Evangelist
Günter Papendell, bass, Jesus
Tomas Selc, bass, Pilate
Stefanie Dasch, soprano
Chiyuki Okamura, soprano
Iwona Sakowicz, mezzo-soprano
Christine Mittermair, contralto
Panajotis Iconomou, bass
Schleswig-Holstein Festival Chorus
Elbipolis Baroque Orchestra, Hamburg
Rolf Beck, conductor

3.45pm
Ian Wilson: The stars, the Seas (world premiere)
Cappella Caeciliana
Ulster Orchestra
Paul Watkins (conductor).

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