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Bach: St. Matthew Passion

Derek Chester tenor (Evangelista)
William Sharp baritone (Christus)

Hélène Brunet (debut) & Clara Rottsolk sopranos
Agnes Vojtko mezzo-soprano (debut) - Jay Carter countertenor
Charles Blandy & Jon Lee Keenan tenors
Thomas Meglioranza & Joshua Copeland baritones
American Bach Choir & Pacific Boychoir
Jeffrey Thomas conductor

Friday February 27 2015 7:30 p.m. - St. Stephen’s Church, Belvedere
Saturday February 28 2015 7:30 p.m. - First Congregational Church, Berkeley
Sunday March 1 2015 4:00 p.m. - St. Mark’s Lutheran Church, San Francisco
Monday March 2 2015 7:00 p.m. - Davis Community Church, Davis

ABS and Thomas, “unsurpassable as a Bach interpreter” (San Francisco Classical Voice), have become closely associated with this masterpiece. Their emotionally stirring performances are unforgettable. The experience of their 2012 performance of an early version of the work made a profound impact on audiences and critics alike. “I am so grateful I was there,” one patron excitedly proclaimed. SFCV remarked that the work, “when cleansed of much historical baggage, shone as new. Thanks to Thomas and ABS for such a profoundly beautiful, moving evening.” Returning to the work’s more familiar form this season, Thomas will direct the Passion with his accustomed focus on transparent textures, direct expression, and intense intimacy. ABS and the American Bach Choir will be joined by ten vocal soloists including two making their ABS debuts.

These performances are generously sponsored by Hugh Davies & Kaneez Munjee.
Derek Chester’s appearance is generously sponsored by Angela Hilt & Blake Reinhardt.
William Sharp’s appearance is generously sponsored by Paul & Sandra Ogden.

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