Music of the Baroque: Bach’s St Matthew Passion

March 24, 2024, 5:00 pm

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Gwilym Bowen singing onstage in black suit, with conductor and musicians in background
Gwilym Bowen performs with conductor Dame Jane Glover and the Music of the Baroque Chorus and Orchestra in St Matthew Passion (Photo: Elliot Mandel)

A complete performance of Bach’s dramatic sacred masterpiece recorded in April 2023. Gwilym Bowen (Evangelist); Brandon Cedel (Jesus); Tess Altiveros, soprano; Krisztina Szabó, mezzo-soprano; Paul Appleby, tenor; Roderick Williams, baritone; Anima—Glen Ellyn Children’s Chorus; Music of the Baroque Chorus and Orchestra; Dame Jane Glover, conductor. Sung in German.

Click here for a digital performance program, and click here to see the full text and an English translation.

Conversation with Music of the Baroque music director Dame Jane Glover, chorus director Andrew Megill, and program annotator Jen More.