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: Werner Gura; Stephen Morscheck; Lucy Crowe; Christine Rice; Nicolas Phan; Matthew Brook
- Conductor: John Nelson
- Ensemble: Schola Cantorum of Oxford
- Running Time: 229 min. sec.
- Period Time: Baroque
- Form: Cantata/Oratorio
- Written: ?1727
- Studio/Live: Live