Bach Ad Infinitum
A daily programme about the oeuvre of Johann Sebastian Bach with producer Govert Jan Bach and host Joop van Zijl.
This week in Bach Ad Infinitum: Parts form the St John Passion in English performances, a portrait of counter tenor Maarten Engeltjes, and the complete St Matthew Passion in a beautiful performance by the Bach Stiftung from Sankt Gallen, Swit Switzerland.
1. St John Passion, part 1
Mark Padmore, tenor. Katharine Fuge and Joanna Lunn, sopranos. Bernarda Fink, alto. Hanno Müller Brachman and Peter Harvey, basses. The Monteverdi Choir and the English Baroque Solists conducted by. John Eliot Gardiner
2. Parts form the St Matthew Passion, version 1727
James Gilchrist, tenor. Matthew Rose, bass. Elisabeth Watts, soprano. Sarah Conolly, alto. Academy and Choir of Ancient Music conducted by Richard Egarr
Picture: Richard Egarr
Host: Joop van Zijl