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The Bach Choir: St Matthew Passion

Southbank Centre: Royal Festival HallBelvedere Road, London, Greater London, SE1 8XX, United Kingdom
Dates/times in London time zone
Sunday 02 April 202311:00
Ed LyonTenorEvangelist
Simon ShibambuBassChrist
Julia DoyleSoprano
Iestyn DaviesCountertenor
Nicky SpenceTenor
Gareth Brynmor JohnBaritone
David HillConductor
The Bach Choir

The Bach Choir’s annual performance of Bach’s St Matthew Passion, sung in English, is a much-anticipated fixture in London’s musical calendar.

The St Matthew Passion is a dramatic telling of the Passion of Christ, which features some of Bach’s most beautiful and poignant chorales, alongside rousing and striking choruses.  It is a work that The Bach Choir is renowned for performing annually to an exceptionally high standard.

the real star of this show was The Bach Choir itself, and the standard of choral singing throughout was impressively high’  Arts Desk

Please note that there is a long lunch interval between parts 1 and 2. Part 2 begins at 2.15pm.

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