19th April

Concert will begin at 18:30 hours GMT

Bach's 'St Matthew Passion' with Way, Newby, Halpin, Huckle, Oxley and Rowan from Dublin

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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: James Way, tenor (Evangelist), James Newby, bass (Jesus), Daire Halpin, soprano, Claudia Huckle, alto, James Oxley, tenor, Padraic Rowan, bass (Pilate).

RTÉ Cór na nÓg. RTÉ Philharmonic Choir. RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Nicholas McGegan.

Recorded earlier.

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