Sir Simon Rattle

Friday, 19. November 2021, 6.00 pm
Munich, Herkulessaal
Introduction 4.45 pm

Monday, 22. November 2021, 6.00 pm
Munich, Isarphilharmonie
Introduction 4.45 pm

Programme

Johann Sebastian Bach
Matthäus-Passion

Sir Simon Rattle, Conductor

Camilla Tilling, Soprano

Magdalena Kožená, Mezzo-Soprano

Mark Padmore, Tenor

Andrew Staples, Tenor

Georg Nigl, Baritone

Roderick Williams, Baritone

Augsburger Domsingknaben, Boys choir

Chor des Bayerischen Rundfunks

Symphonieorchester des Bayerischen Rundfunks

TICKETS

Ticket presale begins on November 2nd, 2021.

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Video livestream and Live on the Radio

BR-KLASSIK will broadcast the concert on Friday, November 19, 2021, in a video livestream and live on the radio.


ABOUT THE PROGRAMME

“The Mount Everest of music”: that’s what American stage director Peter Sellar’s once called Bach’s St Matthew Passion. Now Simon Rattle will scale this summit of western music with his future Munich ensembles, the BRSO and the Bavarian Radio Chorus. The choice team of vocal soloists likewise raises expectations. A key role is conferred upon the Evangelist, who not only relates the story of the Passion, but participates in and responds to it inwardly as a witness. With British tenor Mark Padmore this part will be taken by one of the most charismatic Evangelists of our time. For the BRSO it marks a happy reunion with a longstanding artistic friend – and a former artist-in-residence.

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