4 Oct 2018

BACH: St Matthew Passion, Part 2

From Music Alive, 8:00 pm on 4 October 2018

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Christ Crucified, by Diego Velazquez

Christ Crucified, by Diego Velazquez Photo: Public Domain

The second part of Bach's St Matthew Passion covers the trial before Caiaphas and Pilate, Peter's Denial, the Mockery and Flogging, the Crucifixion, the Descent from the Cross, and the Entombment.

Performed in Auckland Town Hall, 4 October 2018

Evangelist ... Gwilym Bowen
Christ ... Laurence Williams
Soprano ... Sara Macliver
Mezzo ... Helen Charlston
Tenor ... Hiroshi Amako
Baritone ... Michael Craddock

The University of Auckland Chamber Choir (Karen Grylls, director), Ripieno Chorus (singers from Westlake Girls' High School and St Cuthbert's College, directed by Fiona Wilson and Rowan Johnston)

Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra, conducted by Stephen Layton

Recorded by RNZ Concert
Producer: Tim Dodd; Sound engineer: Adrian Hollay