Program

Johann Sebastian Bach

St. Matthew Passion, BWV 244

 

Featured  ARTISTS

Antoine Plante, Conductor

Nicholas Phan, Evangelist
Mark Diamond, Jesus
Mary Wilson, Soprano
Meg Bragle, Alto
Derek Chester, Tenor
Michael Sumuel, Bass

Houston Symphony Chorus Chamber Ensemble
Betsy Cook Weber, Director

Houston Boychoir
Carole Nelson, Director

RUNNING TIME

TBA

PRE-CONCERT LECTURE

7:15pm, location TBA


"There is nothing like it in all of music"

Said Leonard Bernstein of Bach's St. Matthew Passion, one of the most gripping, moving, and ambitious musical works of all time. Now, experience this setting of the events leading up to Christ’s crucifixion in one of the greatest pieces of music in the Western repertory.

This concert is made possible in part by the Houston Endowment and the City of Houston through Houston Arts Alliance.


Ensemble

Orchestra I

 

Violin I

Jonathan Godfrey, Concertmaster

Kana Kimura
Boson Mo

 

Violin II

Joanna Becker
Rachel Shepard
Gabriel Maffuz-Anker

Viola

Yvonne Smith

 

Cello

Beiliang Zhu
Courtenay Vandiver Pereira

 

Bass

Deborah Dunham

Oboe da caccia &  d’amore

John Abberger
Meg Owens

 

Bassoon

Nate Helgeson

Theorbo

Paul Morton

 

Organ

Mario Aschauer

 

Orchestra II

 

Violin I

Oleg Sulyga
Andrés González
Maria Lin

 

Violin II

Hannah Watson
Jackson Guillén
Eugeniu Cheremoush

 

*Juilliard Fellow

Viola

Matthew Carrington
Katie Carrington

 

viola da gamba

Keiran Campbell*

 

Cello

Julia Sengupta

 

Bass

Paul Ellison

Flute

Colin St. Martin

Alaina Diehl

 

Oboe d’amore

Kristin Olson

David Dickey

 

Organ

Andrew Schneider

 

 

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