Saturday 5 Nov 2016

English Touring Opera – St John Passion


Bach’s great masterpiece featuring new English translations from writers including Dr Rowan Williams

Jonathan Peter Kenny conductor
James Conway director
Galina Averina soprano
Katie Bray mezzo-sopano
John-Colyn Gyeantey tenor
Nick Pritchard tenor
George Humphreys baritone
Andrew Slater bass-baritone
The Old Street Band
Granta Chorale
Alec Hunter Academy Choir
Anglia Ruskin Chamber Choir

Bach St John Passion

This is an archived event

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Soloists from English Touring Opera join forces with Anglia Ruskin Chamber Choir, local choir Granta Chorale and children from SWCHS’s partner school Alec Hunter Academy, Braintree for a new kind of performance of Bach’s great St John Passion. The twelve chorales around which the work is structured have been translated by acclaimed writers and theologians of different faiths, including Dr Rowan Williams, Giles Fraser, A. L. Kennedy and Marina Warner.

Sung in German and English

This concert will finish at approximately 4.45pm.

Saturday 5 Nov 2016

English Touring Opera – St John Passion

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