|New live recording of Bach's St Matthew Passion available to pre-order|
A new live recording of Bach’s St Matthew Passion (Matthäuspassion BWV 244), recorded in Pisa Cathedral during the Anima Mundi Festival as part of the Monteverdi Choir and Orchestra’s 2016 tour.
As well as the full sung texts, the booklet includes both a programme note by Sir John Eliot Gardiner as well as his tour notes: Written both before and during their 6-month international tour – which began in Valencia in March and concluded with this performance in Pisa on 22 September.
Bach St Matthew Passion
Sir John Eliot Gardiner
English Baroque Soloists
Trinity Boys Choir
James Gilchrist tenor (Evangelista)
Stephan Loges bass (Jesus)
Hannah Morrison, Zoë Brookshaw, Charlotte Ashley soprano
Reginald Mobley, Eleanor Minney alto
Hugo Hymas tenor
Ashley Riches, Alex Ashworth, Jonathan Sells bass
Kati Debretzeni leader