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This page lists all recordings of St John Passion, BWV245 (Johannes-Passion) by Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750).

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JS Bach: St John Passion

Joanne Lunn (soprano), Clare Wilkinson (alto), Nicholas Mulroy (tenor), Matthew Brook (baritone), Robert Davies (baritone)

Dunedin Consort, John Butt

a dramatic, exactingly nuanced, profoundly considered reading, compelling in its integrity and text-driven immediacy...Mulroy's firmly-contoured Evangelist balances the musical and narrative... More…

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2 SACDs

$22.50

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 Offer Bach, J S: St John Passion, BWV245

contains 2 DVDs and Blu-ray disc

Mark Padmore (Evangelist), Camilla Tilling (soprano), Magdalena Kožená (mezzo), Topi Lehtipuu (tenor), Christian Gerhaher (baritone), Roderick Williams (Jesus)

Berliner Philharmoniker, Rundfunkchor Berlin, Sir Simon Rattle, Peter Sellars (director)

Sellars is an intrinsically 'musical' director...Williams's Christ all but steals the show - even alongside tenor Mark Padmore whose Evangelist fearlessly interrogates as well as interprets the... More…

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2 DVDs + Blu-ray

($45.25)$40.75

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 Offer Bach, J S: St John Passion, BWV245

Werner Güra (Evangelist), Johannes Weisser (bass arias/Christus), Andrew Redmon (Petrus), Johannes Schendel (Pilatus), Sunhae Im (soprano arias), Benno Schachtner (alto arias), Sebastian Kohlhepp (tenor arias), Fabienne Weiss (Ancilla), Minsub Hong (Servus)

Akademie fur Alte Musik Berlin, RIAS...

Clarity of sound and purpose distinguish [this] recording…woodwind are placed in front of the strings, allowing for exceptional detail in the turba choruses [while] the soloists sing throughout,... More…

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2 SACD + DVD

($28.50)$22.75

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Bach, J S: St John Passion, BWV245

Ian Bostridge (Evangelist), Carolyn Sampson (soprano), Nicholas Mulroy (tenor), Neal Davies (bass), Iestyn Davies (countertenor) & Roderick Williams (baritone)

Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment & Polyphony, Stephen Layton

this new recording's credentials border on the unassailable...Layton's pacing is compelling - there's no mistaking the gambling fever as the soldiers cast lots for Christ's garment...[Neal Davies]... More…

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2 CDs

$29.25

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 Offer Bach, J S: St John Passion, BWV245

Mark Padmore (Evangelist/tenor arias), Hanno Müller-Brachmann (Jesus), Peter Harvey (Pilatus/bass arias), Joanna Lunn (soprano - 'Ich folge dir gleichfells'), Katharine Fuge (soprano - Ancilla and 'Zerfliesse, mein Herze'), Bernarda Fink (alto), Julian Clarkson (Petrus), Robert Murray (Servus I),...

To borrow a phrase used more than one by Gardiner, his is a reading which lives viscerally in the 'here and now'...throughout, the Monteverdi Choir is typically alert and tautly-sprung. Crowd... More…

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2 CDs

($23.00)$18.50

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Bach, J S: St John Passion, BWV245

Sung in English

Peter Pears (Evangelist), Heather Harper (soprano), Alfreda Hodgson (contralto), Robert Tear (tenor), Gwynne Howell (Jesus), John Shirley-Quirk (bass)

English Chamber Orchestra, Benjamin Britten

Britten characteristically refuses to follow any set tradition, whether Baroque, Victorian or whatever, and, with greater extremes of tempo than is common (often strikingly fast), the result... More…

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No digital booklet included

Bach, J S: St John Passion, BWV245

Joe Littlewood (treble), James Bowman (alto), James Gilchrist (Evangelist), Matthew Beale (tenor), Eamonn Dougan (Pilate), Colin Baldy (bass)

Choir of New College Oxford & Collegium Novum, Edward Higginbottom

When you hear the ominous first chorus of Bach's St John Passion sung and played like this, liturgical ritual and visceral human drama make for an unusually intense experience. The bass line... More…

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2 CDs

$13.50

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 New  Offer Karl Richter conducts Bach Sacred Works

Münchener Bach-Orchester, Münchener Bach-Chor, Karl Richter

11 CDs + 4 DVDs + 1 Blu-ray audio

($87.00)$68.75

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Bach, J S: St John Passion, BWV245

Lear, Töpper, Haefliger, Prey, Engen

Münchener Bach-Chor & Orchester, Karl Richter

Another historical performance, this one from Karl Richter, offers a marked contrast to modern, sparer accounts; it may not pass muster as an 'authentic' Passion but it's a committed and engaging... More…

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No digital booklet included

Bach, J S: St John Passion, BWV245

Hans-Jörg Mammel (Evangelist), Matthias Vieweg (Christus), Maria Keohane, Helena Ek (sopranos), Carlos Mena, Jan Börner (altos), Jan Kobow (tenor) & Stephan MacLeod (bass)

Ricercar Consort, Philippe Pierlot

The one-to-a-part ensemble is always considered and, in isolation, often moving and theatrically effective. More…

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2 CDs

$19.50

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This release includes a digital booklet