Arguably the greatest of all Bach’s settings of the Passion, the St Matthew Passion was described by Sir Hubert Parry as “the richest and noblest example of sacred music in existence.”
Matthew Buswell – Christus
Rupert Charlesworth – Evangelist
Soraya Mafi – soprano
Magid El-Bushra – countertenor
Adrian Ward – tenor
Sam Evans – baritone
New London Orchestra
Ronald Corp – conductor
This performance uses the edition in English by the tenor Neil Jenkins and tells the story of Christ’s betrayal, trial and crucifixion.
Tickets are now available to book online at http://www.ticketsource.co.uk/highgatechoral
Please note the early start time and bring a picnic for the 45-minute interval. Wine and water will be on sale.