Concert will begin at 18:00 hours GMT
Bach's 'St Matthew Passion' with Padmore, Harvey, Chartin, Rasker, Tarver & Noack from Amsterdam
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: Mark Padmore, tenor (evangelist), Peter Harvey, baritone (Christus), Lucie Chartin, soprano, Helena Rasker, alto, Kenneth Tarver, tenor, Sebastian Noack, bass.
Flemish Radio Choir. Netherlands National Children's Choir. Netherlands Chamber Orchestra. Conductor: Marc Albrecht.
Recorded 15 April.