St Matthew Passion BWV 244

V12 | Cappella Amsterdam & Orchestra of the 18th century


Gotha - Margarethenkirche

For many decades there has been a close connection with Bach’s St Matthew Passion in the Netherlands. The work can be heard in many locations during passion tide and is a favourite and unmissable date in the calendar for both audiences and interpreters. With the Orchestra of the 18th Century and the Cappella Amsterdam, two of the best ensembles known for their expertise in historical performance practice present their interpretation of this great work.  Conducted by Frans Brüggen  they initially created music history; now for some years with Daniel Reuss in a change of generations they have consolidated the ensemble’s reputation for high quality.


Cappella Amsterdam
Orchestra of the 18th century 
Thomas Walker 
– Evangelist
Henk Neven – Christ
Berit Norbakken – soprano
Ludmila Schwartzwalder – alto
Kieran Carrel – tenor
Peter Harvey – bass
Daniel Reuss – leader 


Johann Sebastian Bach
St Matthew Passion BWV 244

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event location

Neumarkt 13
99867 - Gotha - Thuringia

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