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Baroque Spring: Bach's St Matthew Passion

For Radio 3's Baroque Spring, Ian Skelly presents a performance of Bach's St Matthew Passion live from Philharmonic Hall in Cracow. Andrew Parrott conducts Capella Cracoviensis.

As part of Radio 3's Baroque Spring, a performance of Bach's St Matthew Passion live from Philharmonic Hall in Cracow. Andrew Parrott conducts the paired-down forces of Capella Cracoviensis, as he believes the work would have been performed in Bach's time, with a small orchestra and just a few singers taking all the solo and chorus parts.

Presented by Ian Skelly.

Evangelist ..... Marc Molomot (tenor)
Jesus ..... Guy Pelc (bass)
Judas ..... James Arthur (bass)
Pilate, Peter ..... Andrzej Zawisza (bass)
Emily Van Evera, Ulrike Hofbauer, Mira Szaryr, Marta Wr├│blewska, Anna Krawczyk (sopranos)
Margot Oitzinger, Anne-Carolyn Schl├╝ter (altos)
Jeremy Budd (tenor)

Capella Cracoviensis
Andrew Parrott (conductor).

3 hours, 30 minutes

Last on

Sun 24 Mar 2013 17:00

Music Played

  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Suite no. 2 in D minor BWV.1008 for cello solo

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