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 Wróblewska, Anna Krawczyk (sopranos)
Margot Oitzinger, Anne-Carolyn Schlüter (altos)
Jeremy Budd (tenor)
Andrew Parrott (conductor).