St.Matthew Passion

Get a $5.00 Music Credit and download a free album for your iPod® or any MP3 player!
All concerts
Add a concert
Concert date: Saturday Mar 9, 2013 — 6:30PM
Venue: All Saints’ Parish Church, Church Street, High Wycombe, Bucks HP13 6RF

The Chiltern Camerata, Conductor Sam Laughton with Bene’t Coldstream (Evangelist) and the Camerata Consort of singers performs J.S. Bach’s Saint Matthew Passion

The Saint Matthew Passion by J.S. Bach is a monumental and inspiring work for solo voices, double orchestra and double chorus. It is regarded by many as the pinnacle of Bach's compositional output, if not of the entire Western musical canon, and is a dramatic and moving experience not to be missed.

We shall once again be combining with Mark Johnstone's choir, the Camerata Consort of Singers with whom we gave a memorable performance of the Bach Saint John Passion in 2011. As on that occasion, the role of the Evangelist will be sung by tenor Bene't Coldstream, for whom this will be his third appearance with the Camerata. The performance will be conducted by Sam Laughton.

To enhance the authenticity of our performance, the Camerata will be expanded by the inclusion of instruments such as oboes d'amore, a viola da gamba, chamber organ and harpsichord. The performance will be sung in German. A full text and English translation will be available in the £1 concert programme.
The performance will be given at All Saints' Parish Church, High Wycombe and starts at the earlier time of 6.30 pm. There will be an interval of 45 minutes, during which bread and cheese and beverages will be available for purchase for a modest charge.

Tickets (unreserved) are now available. All are priced at £12. Under 18s are entitled to free admission. Seats are unreserved
Tickets may be obtained from any of the following (there is no booking fee):
Tourist Information Offices in:
High Wycombe (Main Library)
Marlow (Institute Road)
Princes Risborough

Music Shops:
Perfect Pitch, Chesham
Rosehill Instruments, Beaconsfield
Strings of Penn

From the Hon. Secretary, Dick Morbey:
01494 883112 or richard.morbey(at)

J.S. Bach

© 1995–2014 Jos Smeets — Quixote; Last update: 2013-01-16 04:46:07.
composer poster ad

Composer news → rss

Submit news

Upcoming concerts →

Sun 27 Apr: Godelieve Shrama + Wouter Snoei Muziekgebouw aan 't IJ Piet Heinkade 1 Amsterdam
Sat 3 May: Melodia Women’s Choir of NYC Presents “The Poet’s Song” Church of the Holy Apostles New York
Sun 4 May: Melodia Women’s Choir of NYC Presents “The Poet’s Song” DiMenna Center for Classical Music, 450 W. 37th St., NY, NY
Tue 6 May: Klavierabend, Boris Berman - Klavier Arnold Schönberg Center Schwarzenbergplatz 6 1030 Wien
Thu 8 May: Master Class-Abschlusskonzert Arnold Schönberg Center Schwarzenbergplatz 6 1030 Wien
Submit concert

Today → (25 Apr) rss

Dying days:
(1918) Franz Schreker: Premiere of Die Gezeichneten, in Frankfurt am Main, Germany.
(1926) Giacomo Puccini: Premiere of Turandot, in Milan, Italy.
(1968) Bernd Alois Zimmermann: Premiere of Musique pour les Soupers du Roi Ubu (scenic), in Düsseldorf, Germany.
(1971) Mauricio Kagel: Premiere of Staatstheater, in Hamburg, Germany.
(1982) Udo Zimmermann: Premiere of Die Wundersame Schustersfrau, in Schwetzingen, Germany.

Tomorrow → rss

Latest changes → rss

Mitch Leigh (17 Mar)
Jean Wiener (11 Mar)
John Carbon (4 Mar)
Pawlu Grech (3 Mar)
Luigi Nono (27 Feb)

Best visited →

Find sheet music:

(At least 4 characters; more than 1 word allowed.)

iTunes Store: Top Albums in Classical

[details ←] Shatter Me - Lindsey Stirling
[details ←] The Piano Guys - The Piano Guys
[details ←] The 50 Greatest Pieces of Classical Music - London Philharmonic Orchestra & David Parry
[details ←] Lent At Ephesus - Benedictines of Mary, Queen of Apostles
[details ←] Angels and Saints At Ephesus - Benedictines of Mary, Queen of Apostles
[details ←] The 100 Most Essential Pieces of Classical Music - Various Artists
[details ←] 2Cellos - 2CELLOS
[details ←] The Piano Guys 2 - The Piano Guys
[details ←] The 50 Most Essential Pieces of Classical Music - Various Artists
[details ←] Beethoven: The Complete Symphony Collection - London Symphony Orchestra & Josef Krips
Classical Sheet Music and MP3 accompaniment: download instantly at Virtual Sheet Music®
Sheet Music Plus Featured Sale