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St John Passion with Royal Northern Sinfonia

  • Sage Gateshead Saint Mary's Square Gateshead, England, NE8 2JR United Kingdom (map)

Harry Bicket conductor 
Louise Alder soprano 
James Hall countertenor 
Joshua Ellicott tenor 
Brindley Sherratt bass 
Royal Northern Sinfonia
Chorus of Royal Northern Sinfonia

J S Bach St John Passion

A Good Friday performance of Bach’s dramatic Passion. Composed for this day in 1724, the St John is the earlier of Bach’s two surviving Passions, blending the theatrical with the devotional in a masterful account of Christ’s betrayal, trial and crucifixion.