René Jacobs and Akademie für alte Musik Berlin propose listening to the St Matthew Passion - second masterpiece by Bach. It is the story of the last meal, the arrest, judgement, and condemnation to death and crucifixion of Jesus, the Christ played in the form of a tragedy, an oratorio!
The St Matthew Passion (Passion of our Lord Jesus-Christ according to the Evangelist Mathieu), is an oratorio by Jean-Sébastien Bach. The Passion, a prodigious music score in two parts, lasts about 2 hours and 45 minutes.
Vocal Concert: Brockes-Passion
The ensemble of Pygmalion and Raphaël Pichon bring this moving masterpiece to life – oratorio libretti on the last days of Christ.
Friday 14th April 2017 at 8:30 p.m.- HDN - Quatuor Galuppi
The Last Seven words of Christ on the cross (J. Haydn) based on a text by Jean-Luc Nancy recited by Didier Sandre
> During the Easter week-end , come and listen on Saturday 15th April 2017, the vocal-concert in the concert hall at Cité de la musique : the last seven word of Christ on the cross (J. Haydn) and last Seven words from the Cross (James MacMillan).