Bach, St Matthew Passion – Birmingham

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Friday, 19 Apr 2019 2:00pm

Symphony Hall, Birmingham

Bach St Matthew

Ex Cathedra Choir & Baroque Orchestra
Ex Cathedra Academy of Vocal Music
Jeffrey Skidmore


Jeremy Budd Evangelist & tenor I
Marcus Farnsworth Jesus & bass I
Lawrence White Pilate
Angela Hicks, Amy Wood soprano I
Martha McLorinan alto I
Elizabeth Adams soprano II
Harriet Hougham Slade alto II
Bradley Smith tenor II
Greg Skidmore bass II


Monumental and yet grippingly intimate, Bach’s St Matthew Passion tells the story of Christ’s last days with music of aching beauty, that speaks of heartrending sorrow and timeless hope. Sung in German with English surtitles.


We’re delighted to give our traditional Good Friday performance at Symphony Hall.


Ex Cathedra: ST MATTHEW PASSION J S Bacha flowing sense of high drama” (Birmingham Post)


Listen to excerpts and buy our CD of Bach’s St Matthew Passion (sung in English) here.




£43 / £39 / £30 / £23 / £12.50 including per ticket commission

£8 – aged 18-30, not in full-time education

£5 – under 18s and students in full-time education (why not get the Student Pulse Birmingham app and earn rewards too)


Book online via the link above, or call the THSH box office on 0121 780 3333. Ex Cathedra is a resident ensemble at Town Hall & Symphony Hall.



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There is a Ticket Exchange Scheme should your plans change. Read more


This concert is also part of THSH’s Birmingham Classical season. Discounts vary.



You might also like our performance of Bach’s St Matthew Passion at the St John’s Smith Square Holy Week Festival in London, 17 April 2019.

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