Watch Bach’s “St Matthew Passion” Live on Our Portal!

Watch Bach’s “St Matthew Passion” Live on Our Portal!
Una Griškeviča, Riga 2014
The second concert in the “Riga 2014” series “Bach. Passion. Riga” begins in the Riga Dom at 7 p.m. on the 11th of April, presenting Johann Sebastian Bach’s “St Matthew Passion” performed by the Latvian Radio Choir and soloists. The live broadcast has been made possible thanks to technical support provided by “Lattelecom”.

“Bach. Passion. Riga” is an international project created by conductor Sigvards Kļava, bringing together outstanding baroque music interpreters from Switzerland and Denmark, the Latvian Radio Choir, the “Sinfonietta Riga” orchestra, the Riga Dom Boys’ Choir and others.

The April 11 concert features the Latvian Radio Choir, the Riga Dom Boys’ Choir, “Les Passions de l'Ame” (Switzerland). Conductor – Hans-Christoph Rademann.

Soloists: Hans-Joerg Mammel (tenor), Ekkehard Abele (bass), David Erler (countertenor), Nuria Rial (soprano), Rene Perler (bass), Rihards Millers (bass), Kalvis Kalniņš (bass), Ieva Ezeriete (soprano), Iveta Romancāne (soprano).

 

The last concert in the “Bach. Passion. Riga” cycle, Johann Sebastian Bach’s “St John Passion” is scheduled for the 18th of April in St John’s Church.

The concert cycle is part of the “Riga 2014” programme’s thematic line “Thirst for the Ocean”.

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