Handel and Haydn Society's St. Matthew Passion

CLASSICAL MUSIC/99.5 Classical Concerts

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Harry Christophers conducts the pinnacle of Bach's sacred music in concert on March 29, 2015, at Symphony Hall in Boston.

Soloists for Bach's St. Matthew Passion, BWV 244, include

Tenor Joshua Ellicott as The Evangelist
Baritone Roderick Williams as Jesus
Soprano Joélle Harvey
Mezzo-soprano Anna Stéphany
Tenor Matthew Long
Baritone Sumner Thompson

Additional performers include
Soprano Margot Rood as the First Maid
Soprano Sonja DuToit Tengblad as teh Second Maid
Alto Emily Marvosh as the First Witness
Tenor Stefan Reed as the Second Witness
Baritone Bradford Gleim as the First High Priest
Baritone David McFerrin as Peter and as the Second High Priest
The VAP Young Women's Chamber Choir and Young Men's Chorus
The Handel and Haydn Society Period Instrument Orchestra and Chorus, Harry Christophers, conductor

(photo of the Handel and Haydn Society in a performance of the St. Matthew Passion by Kyle T. Hemingway)

See a translation of the St. Matthew Passion