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John Eliot Gardiner

Bach: St John Passion (2CD+Blu-ray Audio & Video)

John Eliot Gardiner, together with the Monteverdi Choir and English Baroque Soloists, adds a new reading of J.S. Bach’s St. John Passion to his remarkable legacy of recordings for Deutsche Grammophon. Boasting a team of exceptional young soloists and choral singing hallmarked by intense drama, expressive nuance and spellbinding musicianship, the album was recorded in the ornate surroundings of Oxford’s Sheldonian Theatre on Good Friday 2021. This deluxe edition of this acclaimed performance from Good Friday 2021 consists of 2 CDs and a Blu-ray disc which offers the audio recording and the film of the performance in various sound formats, including the immersive Dolby Atmos.


TRACK LIST

CD 1: Bach: St. John Passion, BWV 245
CD 2: Bach: St. John Passion, BWV 245
Blu-ray Audio + Video: Bach: St. John Passion, BWV 245

CAST

Nick Pritchard (Evangelist)
William Thomas (Christus)
Alex Ashworth (Pilatus)
Julia Doyle (soprano)
Alexander Chance (counter-tenor)
Peter Davoren (tenor)
English Baroque Soloists (early music ensemble)
Monteverdi Choir
Sir John Eliot Gardiner