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John Nelson conducts Bach's St Matthew Passion, BWV 244

Ensemble orchestral de Paris, with Werner Güra (The Evangelist) and Stephen Morscheck (Jésus)

John Nelson conducts Bach's St Matthew Passion, BWV 244 Ensemble orchestral de Paris, with Werner Güra (The Evangelist) and Stephen Morscheck (Jésus)

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Some say that St Matthew Passion is a sort of biblical western. It features, as director Pasolini showed so well, a revolutionary Christ freshly arrived in Roman-occupied Palestine.

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Program

  • Johann Sebastian Bach, St. Matthew's Passion, BWV 244

Details

  • Venue: Basilique de Saint-Denis (Paris, France)
  • Broadcast date: July 5, 2011, 8:30 p.m.
  • Production date: 2011
  • Production: An Idéale Audience and Soli Deo Gloria production in co-production with the Ensemble Orchestral de Paris with the participation of France Télévisions and Museec and the support of CNC. Associate producer, Stephen Wright.

Casting

  • Werner Güra | Tenor
  • Stephen Morscheck | Bass
  • Lucy Crowe | Soprano
  • Christine Rice | Mezzo-soprano
  • Nicholas Phan | Tenor
  • Matthew Brook | Bass
  • Christophe Coin | Gambist
  • Maîtrise de Paris, Patrick Marco
  • Schola Cantorum of Oxford, James Burton
  • Orchestre de Chambre de Paris
  • John Nelson | Conductor

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