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Bach 'St Matthew Passion'

1 March 2024 at 19:30:00

St Patrick's Cathedral, St Patrick's Close, Dublin

Bach 'St Matthew Passion'


Director Peter Whelan | Evangelist Nick Pritchard
Irish Baroque Orchestra & Chorus

Doors open 7pm, Performance at 7.30pm

Soloists Charlotte O'Hare, Aisling Kenny, Hugh Cutting, Laura Lamph, Hugo Hymas, Edward Woodhouse, Matthew Brook, William Gaunt.

The St Matthew Passion was composed in 1727 during Bach’s extraordinary Leipzig period, and has endured as a titan of the Baroque repertoire. A revival of the piece in 1829 by Felix Mendelssohn, describing it as “the greatest of all Christian works”, sparked a broader movement of interest in Bach’s music which has stood the test of time. This powerful and moving work is brought to life by the Irish Baroque Orchestra and Chorus, under the artistic direction of Peter Whelan.

Join us for an evening of some of the most astonishing music ever written.

St Patrick's Cathedral is fully-accessible for wheelchair users and has a disabled toilet. To reserve a wheelchair space for this performance please book your tickets as normal, and email info@irishbaroqueorchestra.com to request that we allocate a wheelchair space. It would be helpful if you could also indicate the size of your party so that we can keep you together.
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