Concert will begin at 11:30 hours GMT
Bach's 'St. Matthew Passion' with McMachon, Foote, Clayton, Macliver, Campbell and Butler from Perth
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: Paul McMahon, tenor (Evangelist), Andrew Foote, baritone (Jesus), James Clayton, bass-baritone (Pilate), Sara Macliver, soprano, Fiona Campbell, mezzo soprano, Richard Butler, tenor.
St George’s Cathedral Consort. West Australian Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Joseph Nolan.