No composer ever expressed such aching sorrow or ever captured the agony of the crucifixion as did Johann Sebastian Bach. With emotional intimacy and dramatic power, Bach’s St. John Passion is a musical monument that never fails to move the listener.
Harry Christophers, conductor
Period Instrument Orchestra and Chorus
Nicholas Mulroy, tenor (Evangelist and arias)
Matthew Brook, bass-baritone (Jesus and arias)
Sonja DuToit Tengblad, soprano
Emily Marvosh, contralto