PERFORMANCE

St. Matthew Passion
The Pinnacle of Passion

Rufus Muller

Rufus Müller
Evangelist

Jonathon Adams

Jonathon Adams
Christus

St. Matthew Passion
The Pinnacle of Passion

Saturday, May 21, 2022 at 4 p.m.

St. Mark’s Capitol Hill
Washington, DC

Sunday, May 22, 2022 at 4 p.m.

St. Paul’s Lutheran Church
Washington, DC

Johann Sebastian Bach
St. Matthew Passion, BWV 244

Soloists:

Amy Broadbent

Elijah McCormack
soprano

Katelyn Aungst

Katelyn Aungst
soprano

Geoffrey Burgess

Reginald Mobley
countertenor

Kristen Dubenion Smith

Kristen Dubenion-Smith
alto

Matthew Hill

Matthew Hill
tenor

Leon Schelhase

Jacob Perry, Jr.
tenor

Mischa Bouvier

Mischa Bouvier
bass

David Rugger

David Rugger
bass

MORE ABOUT THE PERFORMANCE

Bach’s St. Matthew Passion is thought by many to be his most profoundly crafted work—perhaps his magnum opus. Some even see it as one of the greatest musical compositions of all time. Its musical architecture alone has been praised for centuries. Above all, our Consort musicians live to perform it! Falling into obscurity after Bach’s lifetime, it was reintroduced by Felix Mendelssohn in 1829 at the head of the modern Bach revival. With its deeply expressive rhetorical gifts, it is an experience that will remain in your memory long after the performance has ended.

Rufus Müller, Evangelist
Jonathon Adams, Christus
Elijah McCormack, soprano
Katelyn Aungst, soprano
Reginald Mobley, countertenor
Kristen Dubenion-Smith, alto
Matthew Hill, tenor
Jacob Perry, Jr., tenor
Mischa Bouvier, bass
David Rugger, bass

The Honorable & Mrs. John D. Rockefeller IV, underwriters

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