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Episode 4

2 hours, 45 minutes
First broadcast:
Friday 18 April 2014

Sir Simon Rattle conducts this performance of Bach's St John Passion, recorded at the end of February in the Berlin Philharmonie.

J.S. Bach: St John Passion
Mark Padmore (Evangelist, tenor)
Roderick Williams (Christus, baritone)
Camilla Tilling (soprano)
Magdalena Kozená (mezzo-soprano)
Topi Lehtipuu (tenor)
Christian Gerhaher (baritone)
Berlin Radio Chorus
Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Sir Simon Rattle (conductor)

Followed at c. 3.55pm by

Symphony No. 4 in C minor, 'Tragic' D. 417
Berlin Philharmonic, Gustavo Dudamel (conductor).

Music Played

4 items
Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes



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