Concerts and Events

Sunday 14th April 2019

ST MATTHEW PASSION

JS Bach

St Matthew Passion

Nicholas Watts Evangelist
Dean Robinson Christ

Amy Freston soprano
Hannah Mason mezzo-soprano
Stephen Anthony Brown tenor
Ross McInroy bass

Clothworkers Consort of Leeds
Skipton Building Society Camerata

Ben Crick conductor

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Ben Crick and a formidable line up of professional singers and instrumentalists delivers what we believe is the first ever performance in Skipton of Johann Sebastian Bach's St Matthew Passion.

Considered by many to be the greatest of all choral masterpieces, Bach’s St Matthew Passion combines drama with devotion like no other, and contains some of the most beautiful and exquisitely crafted music ever written. Bach himself considered it his best work. Conceived on a larger scale than the more often performed St John Passion, the setting of the Passion of Christ according to St Matthew requires two choruses, two orchestras and an array of soloists.

Please note: This concert begins at 7pm. There is one interval and the performance will finish at approximately 10:15pm.


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