Bach: St John Passion | University of Oxford

Bach: St John Passion

Speaker
Choros, Corona Baroque Ensemble, Julie Cooper, William Purefoy, Jeremy Budd, Ben Davies
Event date
Event time
19:30 - 22:00
Venue
SJE Arts, St John the Evangelist church
109A Iffley Road
Oxford
Oxfordshire
OX4 1EH
Venue details

On Iffley Road between Marston Street and James Street

Event type
Concerts
Event cost
£25 (£19); £17(£13); £5 full-time students and under 18s £10 reduction.
Disabled access?
Yes
Booking required
Recommended

Bach’s first great setting of the Passion story, performed in the original German and with period instruments. Composed on a smaller scale than the later St Matthew Passion, this work offers dramatic choruses alongside exquisite arias and the story unfolds with the utmost clarity.

Soprano, Julie Cooper
Countertenor, William Purefoy
Tenor, Jeremy Budd
Bass, Ben Davies
Evangelist, Rob Waters
Christus, Giles Underwood

Choros
Corona Baroque Ensemble
Leader, Miranda Walton
Conductor, Janet Lincé