A First!
5:59 am
Sat April 27, 2013

The Philadelphia Orchestra In Concert On WRTI: Yannick Conducts Bach's ENTIRE St. Matthew Passion!

You're in a for a treat this Sunday, April 28th at 2 pm! That's when our Philadelphia Orchestra in Concert Broadcast will feature a first for the ensemble:  It's the first time in the Orchestra's distinguished history that they performed the complete, uncut St. Matthew Passion, in two parts, with five soloists, the Westminster Symphonic Choir, and American Boychoir, all under the direction of Yannick Nezet-Seguin.  

This exciting, historical first was performed at the end of March, during the Easter period.

Join us this Sunday, from 2 to 5:30 pm, for a concert broadcast experience not to be missed!

Program notes here.

J.S. Bach: The Passion According to S. Matthew

Yannick Nézet-Séguin - Conductor
Malin Christensson - Soprano
Karen Cargill - Mezzo-soprano
Andrew Staples - Tenor (Evangelist)
Andrew Foster-Williams - Bass-baritone
Luca Pisaroni - Bass-baritone (Jesus)
The Westminster Symphonic Choir - Mixed chorus
The American Boychoir - Boys choir

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