Gaechinger Cantorey (Choir and Baroque Orchestra of the Internationale Bachakademie Stuttgart)

J.S. Bach's St. John Passion with Hans-Christoph Rademann, music director and conductor

“Enormous precision and energetic musicality.” –The Independent (UK)

Gaechinger Cantorey (Choir and Baroque Orchestra of the Internationale Bachakademie Stuttgart) make an important contribution to performances, recordings and radio broadcasts with a particular focus on the vocal works of J.S. Bach. Among the most outstanding concert choirs in the world, they appears regularly with the Vienna Philharmonic, New York Philharmonic and Israel Philharmonic. The orchestra made its name performing Baroque music in a historically-informed style along with contemporary oratorios. Hundreds of recordings encompass the complete vocal works of Bach and oratorios from the 18th century to numerous premieres.

Premiered on Good Friday and performed here on Good Friday, Bach’s gripping masterpiece St. John Passion, recounts events leading to the crucifixion of Christ.


PRESENTING SPONSOR

Classical music performances are made possible by The William R. Kenan, Jr. Charitable Trust. We thank the Trustees for their visionary generosity.