St John Passion

Friday 19th April 2019
New College Chapel, Oxford

Ben Johnson – Evangelist

One of Bach’s best loved works, the St John Passion was first performed on Good Friday of 1724 in St Nicholas Church, Leipzig.

‘Daring, forceful and poetic’ – Robert Schumann.

Easter Oratorio

Saturday 20th April 2019
New College Chapel, Oxford

Bach’s festive scoring with trumpets and drums tells the story of the Resurrection through Simon Peter, John the Apostle, Mary Magdalene, and Mary Jacobe.

Oxford Bach Soloists

A Baroque ensemble performing, in sequence,
the complete canon of J.S. Bach’s vocal works over 12 years.

A musical experience that converges composer, performer, and audience.

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