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Ensemble

Punchy Vigour

J S Bach's St Matthew Passion,
heard by MIKE WHEELER

 

J S Bach's St Matthew Passion is a work many members of Derby Bach Choir must know inside-out, but their recent performance steered well clear of the merely routine (Derby Cathedral, Derby UK, 28 March 2015). They were at their best particularly when calling down thunder and lightning as Jesus is arrested, and bringing punchy vigour to the trial scenes. The chorales were sung lovingly but with no undue lingering...

Copyright © 11 April 2015 Mike Wheeler,
Derby UK

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JOHANN SEBASTIAN BACH

DERBY BACH CHOIR

JAMES OXLEY

RICHARD RODDIS

DERBY CATHEDRAL

DERBY

UNITED KINGDOM

CHORAL MUSIC

VOCAL MUSIC

ORCHESTRAL MUSIC

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