Norwich Baroque

Programmes Press and Postludes

08-04-17 - St Matthew Passion

On Saturday 8th April 2017, Norwich Baroque, augmented by many friends and colleagues, joined the massed choirs of Norwich Cathedral for a performance of J.S Bach’s epic St Matthew Passion. It is always a privilege to be invited by Ashley Grote, the Cathedral’s Master of Music, to be part of such a major event for the region. It was a hugely long and full day but thoroughly worth every moment. The St Matthew Passion remains an awesome work which never fails to touch everyone involved to the core.

Soloists:
William Blake - Evangelist
Robert Rice - Christus
Fflur Wynn - Soprano
Robin Blaze - Alto
Tom Raskin - Tenor
James Newby - Bass


"The St. Matthew Passion is undoubtedly one of the greatest masterpieces ever composed in the history of music."
(Richard Freed - 2006)