Concert will begin at 17:30 hours GMT
Bach's 'St Matthew Passion' with Stokloßa, Martinik, Cafourková, Langner, Patrasová et al from Prague
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: Eric Stoklossa, tenor, Jan Martiník, bass, Céline Scheen, Lenka Cafourková, soprano, Sophie Harmsen, Susanne Langner, Aneta Petrasová, alto, Krystian Adam, tenor, Hugo Oliveira, Tomáš Král, Jaromír Nosek, bass.
Collegium Vocale 1704. Collegium 1704. Conductor: Václav Luks.
Recorded 9 April.