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The latest recording of Bach’s St John Passion is the best yet
‘This is a recording that leaves most competitors floundering’
St John Passion, BWV 245
Dorothee Mields (soprano), Damien Guillon (countertenor), Maximilian Schmitt, Robin Tritschler (tenor), Krešimir Stražanac (bass-baritone), Peter Kooij (bass); Collegium Vocale Gent/Philippe Herreweghe
Phi LPH031 107:08mins (2discs)
‘An ensemble triumph, a symbiotic entwining of voice and instruments that brings about repeated moments of wonder. This is a recording that leaves most competitors floundering.’
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