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Bach’s Matthew Passion – Wigmore Hall Residency

Sunday 25th March @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Known even in Bach’s time as his ‘great’ Passion, the Matthew Passion lays out the narrative of Christ’s suffering and death in epic proportions: double chorus, double orchestra, and in music of staggering beauty and profundity. It unfolds with intractable dramatic momentum, as well as presenting a succession of tableaux that invite the listener to contemplate the many resonances of this journey. However, the work also suggests a more fundamental question: how, even in the depths of despair and subjected to grave injustice, humanity is able – through faith and through love – to find hope, consolation and joy.

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Date:
Sunday 25th March
Time:
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Wigmore Hall
36 Wigmore St
London, W1H 0BP United Kingdom
Phone:
+44 2079352141

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