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ETO St John Passion
Tue 12 May , 7:30 pm| £29
A distinctive and new semi-staged production of one of J.S. Bach’s most dramatic works, the St John Passion, performed with professional soloists and a local choir (details tbc). The narrative parts of the Passion will be performed in the original German, with English surtitles, and the chorales will be sung in English, using new translations commissioned for this production from some of Britain’s leading theological and literary figures, including Giles Fraser and Rowan Williams.
Cast for tour:
Soprano: Susanna Hurrell / Jenny Stafford
Alto: Martha Jones / Tim Morgan
Tenor: Thomas Elwin / Richard Dowling / Stephan Loges
Bass: Edward Hawkins / Bradley Travis
Directed by James Conway, with Jonathan Peter Kenny conducting the Old Street Band on period instruments.
Tickets: £29 (£27 concession), £15 Restricted View seats
A double ticket for both ETO productions is available for £49
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