Bach’s St Matthew Passion
West Australian Symphony Orchestra and St George’s Cathedral present a supremely dramatic masterpiece.
Johann Sebastian Bach's St Matthew Passion was first heard on Good Friday, 1727. Almost three centuries later this musical masterpiece stands as one of the pillars of Western sacred music. Monumental yet deeply affecting, powerful yet intimate and personal, this performance will have you at the edge of your seat, gripped with drama and transcendent music.
BACH, J.S. St Matthew Passion
Joseph Nolan conductor (pictured)
Paul McMahon tenor (Evangelist)
Andrew Foote baritone (Jesus)
James Clayton bass-baritone (Pilate)
Sara Macliver soprano
Fiona Campbell mezzo soprano
Richard Butler tenor
St George’s Cathedral Consort
Tuesday 16 April 7.30pm
5 St Georges Terrace
Perth WA 6000