Classical music

The Bach Choir: St Matthew Passion

Part of Classical Season 2019/20

Congregate for Bach’s grand drama of worship, with the Bach Choir’s annual English-language performance.

James Gilchrist sings the Evangelist and the choir is joined by the period instrument ensemble Florilegium on this Passion Sunday.

Mark the occasion with this much anticipated fixture in London’s musical calendar.


David Hill conductor
James Gilchrist tenor, Evangelist
Mark Stone baritone, Christ
Elizabeth Watts soprano
Christopher Ainslie counter-tenor
Nicky Spence tenor
Neal Davies bass
The Bach Choir


JS Bach: St Matthew Passion
-: (complete, performed in English)

Dates & times

5 Apr 2020
Approximate run time: 300 mins
Run times may vary, find out more


Royal Festival Hall


£12 - £58
Booking fee: £3.00 (Members £0.00)
£12, £24, £35, £42, £58


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Event information
Please note that there is a long lunch interval between Parts I and II. Part II begins at 2.15pm