Bach
St John Passion
Sunday 3 May 2020 at 7:30pm (TBC)
 
COVID-19 Coronavirus Update (23 March 2020)
Due to the developing advice regarding mass gatherings and the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic we are sorry to note that this concert has been cancelled. please read our news article for the latest information from the Northampton Bach Choir, including information for those who have already booked tickets. Thank you for your understanding.
 
  Date:  Sunday 3 May 2020
  Time: 7:30pm (TBC)
  Venue:  Royal & Derngate, Guildhall Road, Northampton, NN1 1DP
 
Due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, this concert has been cancelled.
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  Disclaimer: We endeavour to supply full and accurate information but cannot be held responsible for changed circumstances which may necessitate the substitution of artists or changes to the programme.
 
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Northampton Bach Choir
English Touring Opera


The choir are delighted to have been invited by English Touring Opera to take part in a performance of Bach’s St John Passion at Royal & Derngate. Following the overwhelming success of ETO’s earlier Bach tours, this evening will present the St John Passion in an immersive and semi-staged performance. Professional soloists perform with period orchestra, the Old Street Band, for these distinctive and reimagined performances. ETO have commissioned new translations of the Chorales from theological and literary figures including the Anglican priest, journalist and broadcaster, Dr Giles Fraser and former Archbishop of Canterbury and poet, Dr Rowan Williams. The concert will be sung in German and English with English surtitles.

Full information will follow as soon as it is released.

Programme:

Northampton Bach Choir
The Old Street Band
English Touring Opera Soloists

Director
- James Conway
Conductor
- Jonathan Peter Kenny

St John Passion - J. S. Bach (1685-1750)