Orjantappuraseppele jonka sisällä lukee Matteus-passioPicture by: Heidi Grönroos / YleRadion sinfoniaorkesteri,musiikki,Nicholas Collon
Bach’s St. Matthew Passion is an intense journey into suffering, guilt and faith. It reflects on the core mystery of the Christian faith with passion yet, as it were, in slow motion, stressing inner emotions rather than action. The solo arias are personal reckonings, and the listener cannot help confronting his or her own human weaknesses. The chorus comments on the Good Friday events as in a Greek tragedy.
Nicholas Collon, conductor Helsinki Chamber Choir, coach. Nils Schweckendiek Tapiolan kuoro, coach. Pasi Hyökki Nicholas Mulroy, tenor (Evangelist) Christina Landshamer, soprano Arttu Kataja, bass baritone (Jesus) Thomas Bauer, baritone Hugh Cutting, contratenor Magnus Dietrich, tenor