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Bach - St John Passion

Verity Sharp introduces a performance of Bach's St John Passion given by Philippe Herreweghe and Collegium Vocale Gent. Plus the BBC SSO performing Sibelius's Symphony No 6.

Verity Sharp introduces a performance of Bach's St John Passion performed by Philippe Herreweghe and Collegium Vocale Gent at the Pau Casals Hall in Barcelona. Plus more from this week's featured orchestra, the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra.

2pm
J.S. Bach St John Passion (Part 1)

2.36pm
J.S. Bach St John Passion (Part 2)

Thomas Hobbs (tenor), Evangelist
Tobias Berndt (bass), Jesus
Grace Davidson (soprano)
Damien Guillon (countertenor)
Zachary Wilder (tenor)
Peter Kooij (bass), Pilate
Collegium Vocale Gent
Philippe Herreweghe

3.50pm
Sibelius: Symphony No. 6 in D minor Op.104
BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
Thomas Dausgaard (conductor).

2 hours, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    St John Passion BWV 245

    Singer: Thomas Hobbs. Singer: Tobias Berndt. Singer: Grace Davidson. Singer: Damien Guillon. Singer: Zachary Wilder. Singer: Peter Kooij. Singer: Matthias Lutze. Singer: Griet De Geyter. Singer: Stephen Gahler. Ensemble: Collegium Vocale Gent. Conductor: Philippe Herreweghe.
  • Jean Sibelius

    Symphony no. 6 in D minor Op.104

    Orchestra: BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Thomas Dausgaard.

    Recorded 9 October 2015 at Perth Concert Hall

  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Sheep may safely graze [from Cantata no.208]

    Orchestrator: Leopold Stokowski. Orchestra: Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: José Serebrier.
    • Stokowski: Bach transcriptions: Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra/Serebrier.
    • Naxos.
    • 2.

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