Disc of the Month

JS Bach: St John Passion
Monteverdi Choir; English Baroque Soloists/John Eliot Gardiner
'John Eliot Gardiner's performance lives viscerally in the "here and now"'

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June 2011

'John Eliot Gardiner's performance lives viscerally in the "here and now"' Paul Riley

JS Bach: St John Passion
Mark Padmore (Evangelist), Hanno Müller-Brachmann (Jesus); Katharine Fuge, Joanne Lunn (sopranos), Bernarda Fink (mezzo-soprano), Peter Harvey (bass); Monteverdi Choir; English Baroque Soloists/John Eliot Gardiner

Soli Deo Gloria SDG 712 114:47 mins

For a full review, take a look at the June issue of BBC Music Magazine

Audio clip: Chorale: 'Durch Dein Gefängnis, Gottes Sohn'