Tristan Hambleton performs the St Matthew Passion in Oxford with the Choir of Merton College and the Instruments of Time and Truth.
Monday 15th April
Evangelist James Gilchrist and tenor Mark Le Brocq open this year’s Easter at King’s week, with the St Matthew Passion alongside the choir of King’s College, Cambridge and the Academy of Ancient Music (Monday 15th and Tuesday 16th April).
Charles Daniels is with Ex Cathedra as their Evangelist in the St Matthew Passion at St George’s Bristol.
In Milan, Martin Hässler also performs the St Matthew Passion with the Ensemble laBarocca, at the Auditorium di Milano (Tuesday 16th and Friday 19th April), and in Milan Cathedral (Wednesday 17th April).
Wednesday 17th April
James Gilchrist joins the Academy of Ancient Music to sing another St Matthew Passion, this time at Cadogan Hall conducted by William Vann.
Jess Dandy returns to the Dunedin Consort as they head to Aberdeen to perform the St Matthew Passion under the baton of Trevor Pinnock.
The BBC National Orchestra of Wales celebrates Easter in Cardiff with Bach’s Easter Oratorio featuring baritone William Dazeley, in concert at Hoddinott Hall.
Sofi Jeannin will be in New Zealand to conducts the Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra in a celebratory Easter programme featuring arias and choruses from Bach’s Easter Oratorio and St John and St Matthew passions.
James Gilchrist and Anna Tilbrook perform Schubert, Philips and Barber as part of James’ Easter residency with Kings College, Cambridge.
Friday 19th April, Good Friday
At the Royal Albert Hall, Madeleine Shaw will sing in the Royal Choral Society’s annual Good Friday performance of Handel’s Messiah. Richard Cooke conducts the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra.