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Free Online: Innovative Performances of Bach’s St. Matthew Passion, Haydn’s The Creation

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This week, visit the website of The Opera Platform to see two innovative performances.

On April 13, 2017 at 1 PM EDT (GMT -4), see an abridged performance of Bach’s St. Matthew Passion with an additional final chorus composed by James MacMillan.  This staged performance, called The Passion, will feature The Sixteen conducted by Harry Christophers and the Streetwise OperaDetails on the performance can be found here.  This performance will be available through October 12, 2017.

On April 16, 2017 at 1 PM EDT (GMT -4), see Haydn’s The Creation, staged and danced by Rambert, one of Britain’s leading dance companies.  Details on the performance can be found here.  This performance will be available through October 15, 2017.

References

The Story of Haydn’s Creationhttp://www.classical-music.com/article/story-haydns-creation.

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One thought on “Free Online: Innovative Performances of Bach’s St. Matthew Passion, Haydn’s The Creation

  1. This is amazing stuff! Good for the folks involved, in so many ways! Thanks, Chris-

    Tom

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