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St John at the PROMS

August 20 @ 7:45 pm - 10:00 pm

The climax of the Proms Reformation Day is a complete performance of Bach’s St John Passion.

‘More daring, forceful and poetic’ than the St Matthew Passion, according to Schumann, this is a work of almost operatic vividness that brings both a humanity and a painful immediacy to the Passion narrative.

Bach specialist John Butt and his Dunedin Consort make their Proms debut in a performance that offers the audience the chance to join in the chorale-singing, reflecting how the work might originally have been heard in a church setting.

This concert will be broadcast live on BBC.

Programme

Bach St John Passion

Details

Date:
August 20
Time:
7:45 pm - 10:00 pm
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Venue

Royal Albert Hall
Kensington Gore
London,KensingtonSW7 2APUnited Kingdom
Phone:
020 7589 8212
Website:
http://www.royalalberthall.com

Organiser

BBC PROMS
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