Thu 18 Apr 2019 - Fri 19 Apr 2019

St John Passion

John Butt
18 Apr 2019
19 Apr 2019
  • Thu 18 Apr 2019
    De Doelen, Rotterdam
    Grote Zaal
  • Fri 19 Apr 2019
    De Doelen, Rotterdam
    Grote Zaal
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conductor John Butt | soprano Anett Fritsch | alt Maarten Engeltjes | tenor Nicholas Mulroy | baritone Mattijs van de Woerd | bass Lukas Jakobski | choir Laurens Collegium

J.S. Bach St John Passion

You only have to hear the astonishing opening chorus of the St John Passion to realise that this ‘small’ passion is in no way inferior to the St Matthew. Not to mention wonderful arias including Es ist vollbracht. The Scot John Butt directs a specialist soloist ensemble. And as an extra touch, Butt adds some chorales which the audience can join in, as was customary in Bach’s time.

Sing with the chorales
You can join in on singing some of the chorales as was custom in the time the piece premiered in Leipzig - 1724. Thirty minutes before the start of the concert, conductor John Butt will be practicing with the audience in the Grote Zaal of de Doelen. You are welcome to attend! Click here to download the sheet music of the chorales. 

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