Maundy Thursday

Thursday, 9 April 2020 - 19:30
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Venue

Sheldonian Theatre

About the event

BACH         

St John Passion, BWV 245

Daniel Norman Evangelist
David Stout Christ 

Mary Bevan soprano
Katie Bray mezzo-soprano
Joshua Ellicott tenor
Tristan Hambleton bass
The Choir of The Queen’s College 

Owen Rees conductor

Drama and suffering lie at the heart of Bach’s concentrated depiction of Christ’s arrest, rendition and execution, the St John Passion. But this probing, unsettling yet beautiful work is also one of Bach’s most optimistic, ending with a confident look to the future that invites us all, irrespective of faith, to partake in joy as we have partaken in pain. In the expert hands of Professor Owen Rees, Director of Music at The Queen’s College who conducts his own choir and six outstanding soloists, this Maundy Thursday performance will be both dramatic and devotional.

The concert is scheduled to end at approximately 22:10

Tickets: £45.00 £35.00 £25.00 £15.00

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