For Good Friday we bring you JS Bach's monumental 'Passion according to St. Matthew'.

 

Christ Crucified, by Diego Velazquez

Christ Crucified, by Diego Velazquez Photo: Public Domain

Programme:

BACH: St Matthew Passion BWV244 

Gwilym Bowen (Evangelist), Laurence Williams (Christus), Sara Macliver (soprano), Helen Charlston (mezzo), Hiroshi Amako (tenor), Michael Craddock (baritone), UoA Chamber Choir, Ripieno Chorus, Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra/Stephen Layton 

Recorded in Auckland Town Hall by RNZ

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