19 Oct 2013

Bach’s "St. Matthew Passion": an introduction by Simon Halsey (16 min.)

On the occasion of the revival of Bach’s St Matthew Passion, Simon Halsey, principal conductor of the Rundfunkchor Berlin, speaks in his accustomed eloquent and entertaining manner about the never-ending search for the “right” Bach interpretation and about the particular challenges for his choir posed by a staged performance of the passion music sung by memory.

The concert