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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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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

$24.00

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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

$29.00

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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

$22.75

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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 DVD Videos + Blu-ray

$44.75

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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

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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This release includes a digital booklet

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

$13.25

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James Gilchrist (Evangelist), Neal Davies (Christus), Sophie Bevan (soprano/Ancilla), Iestyn Davies (alto), Ed Lyon (tenor arias), Toby Ward (Servus), Benedict Kearns (Petrus), Roderick Williams (bass arias/Pilatus)

Academy of Ancient Music & King's College Choir Cambridge, Stephen Cleobury

Cleobury has assembled an unassailable team of soloists, whose powerful insights gild Neal Davies’s Jesus, a characterisation of immense presence and authority. More…

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$15.25

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Lothar Odinius tenor (Evangelista, No.13), Christian Immler bass (Jesus, Nos 11b, 32), Ditte Andersen soprano (Ancilla, No.9), Lenneke Ruiten soprano (No.35), Delphine Galou alto (No.30), David Hansen alto (No.7), Colin Balzer tenor (Servus, Nos 20, 24, 34), Valerio Contaldo tenor (No.13b), Felix...

The eight-strong ensemble is unerringly committed to text in ‘Herr, unser Herrscher’, which is taken quickly by Minkowski and played vividly by Les Musiciens du Louvre…the rapid narrative from... More…

2 CDs

$15.75

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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