Masterworks VI: St. Matthew Passion
April 8 & 9, 2017
Reflect on Lent and Palm Sunday weekend with two performances of Johann Sebastian Bach’s masterpiece St. Matthew Passion. This emotionally charged work presents the interactions of Jesus and the Evangelist, and features two orchestras, two choirs, two organs, and six vocal soloists to enhance the enjoyment and inspiration of all, this work will be performed in English.
Please note that the Saturday evening performance will begin at 7:30 p.m.
Mark Russell Smith, conductor
Daniel Lichti, Jesus
Dann Coakwell, Evangelist
Carine Tinney, soprano
Adriana Zabala, mezzo-soprano
William Ferguson, tenor
Paul Max Tipton, bass
Jon Hurty, director, Handel Oratorio Society Chamber Choir, Augustana College Choir, and Quad City Choral Arts
Marry Tallitsch, director, Quad City Symphony Youth Choir
Ann Marie Morgan, viola da gamba
Simon Schumacher, organ
Chris Nelson, organ