May 2024

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J.S. Bach St John Passion

Wells Cathedral, BA5 2UE

11 May 2024

Description

Bach’s St John Passion powerfully tells the story at the core of our faith.

J.S. Bach St John Passion
Saturday 11th May 19:00 - 21:00 The high point of the 2024 Sound of Wells Festival: Bach’s St John Passion powerfully tells the story at the core of our faith. Few works come close to the extraordinary emotive power of Bach’s St John Passion, which tells the final hours of Jesus’ life with gripping dramatic intensity. The Cathedral Choir is joined by period instrument ensemble Réjouissance and acclaimed soloists for this special 300th anniversary performance in the sublime setting of Wells Cathedral. Performers Wells Cathedral Choir Réjouissance Ensemble Kieran White Evangelist Neal Davies Christus Alexander Hamilton Conductor General Information Doors open: 6.20 p.m.; Last entry: 7.15 p.m. Guests are asked to be seated by 6.45 p.m. Performance running time: 2 hours 30 minutes (including interval).

Opening Hours

6.20pm

Pricing

£16 - £34

Contact

J.S. Bach St John Passion
Wells Cathedral
Somerset
BA5 2UE
United Kingdom


T: 01749 832 207

E: bookings@wellscathedral.uk.net

W: wellscathedral.org.uk/your-visit/whats-on?event=33353862


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