Medieval to Modern
J.S. Bach — St. Matthew Passion
Saturday, April 20, 2019
The Farquhar at UVic
7 pm (doors open 6:30pm)
$39.50 ($23.50 student/under 13 Free) price includes GST & handling fees
Tickets will be available in mid-February through the UVic Ticket Centre, (250) 721-8480.
Written by Johann Sebastian Bach around 1727, this sacred oratorio for soloists, double choir and double orchestra is widely regarded as one of the greatest music works ever created. Bach’s setting of the Easter Story, adapted by Picander from the Gospel of St. Matthew the Evangelist, is filled with emotional arias, sacred chorales and dramatic double choruses, and shows the composer’s musical word-painting skills at their finest.
Dedications for a loved one may be up to 15 words, and must be submitted by Wednesday, April 10 to be included in the program for a tax-deductible donation of $50 or more to the Victoria Philharmonic Choir. Donate through CanadaHelps.org
This performance is possible thanks to our generous donors and sponsors;
the NRS Foundation through the Victoria Foundation, Thrifty Foods, the CRD Arts Development Service and the Hamber Foundation.
Our next SummerVoices adult choral workshop will take place July 2 - 6, 2019 at St. Mary the Virgin Church in Oak Bay.
For information and to register, please check back in March.