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J.S. Bach: St Matthew Passion

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Werner Güra | Stephen Morscheck | Lucy Crowe | Christine Rice | Nicholas Phan | Matthew Brooks | Bertrand Grunenwald
Orchestre de Chambre de Paris
John Nelson
, conductor
Schola Cantorum of Oxford; James Burton (choir director)
Maîtrise de Paris,Patrick Marco (choir director)
Filmed live in the Basilica Cathedral Saint-Denis, Paris, France, in July 2011
Directed by Louise Narboni

The St. Matthew Passion is the third part of The Soli Deo Gloria Collection conducted by the American John Nelson who is well known for his interpretations of Romantic works.

This monumental piece, composed by J.S. Bach, recounts the dramatic story of the capture and crucifixion of Jesus Christ, it presents a profound, dramatic, lyrical and contemplative work.

The concert features the excellent Orchestre de Chambre de Paris, as well as two internationally acclaimed choirs: the Schola Cantorum of Oxford (one of the oldest choirs in the UK) and the Maîtrise de Paris with origins back in the 12th century.

Directed by Louise Narboni and filmed twice with 7 HDTV cameras in the Basilica Cathedral Saint-Denis - a unique, monumental masterpiece of Gothic art.

The DVD also includes the Documentary "John Nelson's Saint Matthew Passion - The Journey" by Louise Narboni as a Bonus - showing intense rehearsals and interviews with John Nelson.

Picture format DVD: NTSC 16:9
Sound formats DVD: PCM Stereo, DD 5.0, DTS 5.0
Region code: 0
Languages: English
Subtitles: German, French, English
Booklet notes: English, German, French
Running time: 177 mins + 52 mins (BONUS)
Item number 3079658
Barcode 880242796585
Release date 25/02/2013
Category Classical Concert | DVDs
Label EuroArts
Media type DVD
Number of units 2
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