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J S Bach: St Matthew Passion, Nottingham Bach Choir – Part I
March 30 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Every few years, the choir loves to return to this, one of the great pillars of sacred music. Full of drama and pathos in the telling of the story of Christ’s Passion, the varied solos are interspersed by hymn-like chorales (originally for the congregation to join in). The soloists are often partnered by particular instruments from the orchestra, giving each aria a special colour. Whether this is your first or your hundredth hearing, there is always something new and profound to discover in this monumental work.
Conductor: Paul Hale
- Rogers Covey-Crump Evangelist
- Giles Underwood Christus
- Ruth Provost Soprano
- Helen Charlston Mezzo soprano
- Peter Harris Tenor
- Stephen Cooper Baritone
- Geoff Williams Bass
Tickets: £20 Front nave; £18 Rear nave; £14 Side aisles; £5 Concessions (for school age children and registered full-time students), available from the ticket secretary by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or through the website www.nottinghambachchoir.org.uk
Box office opens February 16th 2019.