Performance of St Matthew Passion

St Matthew Passion, Sospiri posterOn Sunday 10 April, Sospiri will perform J.S.Bach’s St Matthew Passion in the University Church in Oxford.

Chris Watson will sing the role of the Evangelist, and the part of Jesus will be taken by Jon Stainsby. The arias will be sung by members of the chorus, including sopranos Miranda Laurence and Emily Atkinson, altos Claire Eadington, Cathy Bell and Rupert Griffin, tenors David Lee and Will Blake and basses Chris Bruerton and Reuben Thomas.

Sospiri will be joined by the girls of the Hildegard Choir and by an ensemble of the country’s finest baroque instrument players, and the performance will be directed by James Martin.

Tickets are £18/£12 (concessions £12/£8) available from the Oxford Playhouse (01865 305305) or online from Tickets Oxford.