Sunday 12th March 2017 at 7pm
St George's Bristol, Great George Street, Bristol BS1 5RR
City of Bristol Choir
The Lochrian Ensemble
David Ogden conductor
Catherine Black leader
Nicholas Mulroy Evangelist and tenor
Ruth Holton soprano
Kate Symonds-Joy alto
Benjamin Bevan bass
City of Bristol Choir and professional orchestra The Lochrian Ensemble perform Bach’s mighty setting of the Gospel narrative, which recounts the events of Christ’s final days – betrayal, trial and crucifixion – in music brimming with power and drama.
The magnificent acoustic of St George’s Bristol makes it the perfect setting for what promises to be a thrilling performance of this compelling and noble work, sung in English and German.
Widely known for his performances of Baroque repertoire, the tenor Nicholas Mulroy has sung with some of its most noted exponents: Bach’s Evangelist with Sir John Eliot Gardiner, Paul McCreesh and the Gabrieli Consort, Laurence Cummings, Juanjo Mena and the BBC Philharmonic, John Butt and the Dunedin Consort. He has also sung to great acclaim with groups such as the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, the Choir of New College, Oxford, I Fagiolini, the King’s Consort, Les Musiciens du Louvre, Brussels Philharmonic, and at opera houses including Paris, Glyndebourne, Lille, and the Grand Capitole in Toulouse.
Central stalls and central balcony £25 (£23 concessions)
Side stalls and front row of side balcony £22 (£20 concessions)
Second row of side balcony £18 (£16 concessions)
Third row of side balcony £10 (£8 concessions)
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