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Handel + Haydn Society – Bach St. Matthew Passion
April 3 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm EDT
One event on April 5, 2020 at 3:00 pm
April 3 at 7:30pm and April 5 at 3:00pm
Arguably the greatest work in Western classical music, the St. Matthew Passion reflects on the central drama of the Christian religion: the trial, suffering, and death of Jesus as a redemptive act for humankind. Bach draws upon the boundless reservoir of his genius to tell this moving story. The combined forces of the H+H Orchestra, chorus, and six soloists bring this masterpiece — with its near-operatic proportions and intensity — to life, the way it was meant to be heard. Expect a deeply moving, spiritual, and authentic musical experience.