Concert will begin at 17:00 hours GMT
Bach's 'St Matthew Passion' with Johanssen, Schmidt, Samuelis, Lehmkuhl, Günther and Melien from Hamburg
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: Daniel Johannsen, Evangelist. Andreas Schmidt, Christus. Cornelia Samuelis, soprano, Wiebke Lehmkuhl, alto, Manuel Günther, tenor, Halvor Festervoll Melien, bass.
St. Michaelis Choir. Uetersen Children's Choir. St. Michaelis Orchestra. Conductor: Christoph Schoener.
Recorded 14 April.
St. Michaelis Church, Hamburg