Concert will begin at 18:15 hours GMT
Bach's 'St. John Passion' with Lunn, Mead, Dahin, Berndt, Kristjansson and Wolf from Utrecht
Bach's 'St. John Passion' BWV 245 is a sacred oratorio from the Passions. The original Latin title Passio secundum Johannem translates to 'The Suffering According to John' and is rendered in English also as St. John Passion and in German as Johannespassion. During the first winter that Bach was responsible for church music at the St. Thomas Church, Leipzig and the St. Nicholas Church, he composed the St John Passion for the Good Friday Vespers service of 1724.
Performers: Joanne Lunn, soprano, Tim Mead, countertenor, Anders Dahin, tenor, Tobias Berndt, bass, Benedikt Kristjansson, Evangelist, Andreas Wolf, Christus.
Netherlands Chamber Choir. Holland Baroque. Conductor: Reinbert de Leeuw.