Bach’s St. Matthew Passion
Beverly Taylor, conductor
Auditions January 23 & 24. Details here.
A sacred oratorio written by Johann Sebastian Bach in 1727 for solo voices, double choir and double orchestra, with libretto by Picander (Christian Friedrich Henrici). It sets chapters 26 and 27 of the Gospel of Matthew (in the German translation of Martin Luther) to music, with interspersed chorales and arias. It is widely regarded as one of the masterpieces of classical sacred music.
Credit: Wikipedia. Read more here.
This concert will be divided into two segments. One ticket admits to both segments.
First half: 4 pm
Second half: 7 pm.
To purchase in person, see our ticketing page.