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St. John Passion at the Leipzig Bach Festival, Fri 3/29 @ 2:00pm, Good Friday special

Graphic image of Bach bust, white on navy background, text Good Friday 300 years of J.S.Bach St. John Passion
Uwe Wolf

One of Bach’s finest, most inspiring compositions, his St. John Passion is presented by The Choir and Orchestra of the J.S. Bach Foundation at Leipzig’s St. Thomas Church, where Bach premiered its first performance. Bach expert Rudolf Lutz conducts with a line-up of international soloists.

Composed in April 1724, this oratorio is the oldest of the surviving passions by the masterful J.S. Bach. With its dramatic choruses, resonant arias and compelling narrative, you will be captivated by this timeless work, with music that has been enjoyed for 300 years.