Notes & Reviews:
The monumental St. Matthew Passion recounts the dramatic story of the capture and crucifixion of Jesus Christ profoundly, lyrically, and contemplatively. Conducted by John Nelson, this concert was filmed in the Basilica Cathedral Saint-Denis, a massive piece of Gothic architecture that captures the drama of the music and vaults it to the heavens. The Schola Cantorum of Oxford and the Maîtrise de Paris are joined on this journey by the Ensemble Orchestral de Paris.Notes & Reviews:
Run Time: 229 min.
Picture Format: NTSC, 16:9, Color
Sound Format(s): PCM Stereo, DD 5.1
Subtitles: English, German, French
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Works DetailsBach, Johann Sebastian : Saint Matthew Passion, BWV 244
- Performers: Nicolas Phan; Christine Rice; Lucy Crowe; Stephen Morscheck; Werner Gura; Matthew Brook
- Conductor: John Nelson
- Ensemble: Ensemble Orchestral de Paris
- Running Time: 229 min. sec.
- Period Time: Baroque
- Form: Cantata/Oratorio
- Written: ?1727
- Studio/Live: Live