St. Matthew Passion - Edinburgh International Festival

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Usher Hall, Edinburgh, 13 August 2016 review, Barbara Bryan: ★★★★★

"[John Eliot Gardiner] is an absolute authority on J S Bach and this was
a unique performance in many ways."

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The Herald Scotland review, Keith Bruce: ★★★★
"Tenor James Gilchrist may well be the Evangelist of our era..."

"With all the singers, and some of the instrumental soloists, performing from memory, it was a mighty feat..."
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The Scotsman review, Susan Nickalls: ★★★
"The Monteverdi Choir, augmented by the excellent National Youth Choir of Scotland
National Girls Choir who bookended Part I, provided a rich, fulsome choral sound."

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