18th April

Concert will begin at 16:00 hours GMT

Bach's 'St Matthew Passion' with Breuer, Lee, Beekman, Sells and Uhle from Helsinki

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Bach's 'St Matthew Passion' is a sacred oratorio written 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.

Performers: Elisabeth Breuer, soprano, David DQ Lee, countertenor, Marcel Beekman, tenor, Jonathan Sells, bass, Cornelius Uhle, bass.

Audi Youth Choir. Helsinki Baroque Orchestra. Conductor: Aapo Häkkinen.

Recorded 14 April.

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