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Mendelssohn Singers to perform Bach's St. John Passion

Location: Ontario, Canada
Choir type: Professional Choirs
Voicing: Mixed
Thursday, March 3 at 7:30 pm.  Koerner Hall, Toronto
The 70-voice Mendelssohn Singers, Festival Orchestra and five stellar soloists, under conductor Noel Edison, will perform Bach's first setting of the Passion.  Edison has brought together five soloists known for their interpretations of Bach: soprano Suzie LeBlanc; mezzo-soprano Laura Pudwell; tenor Rufus Muller (as the Evangelist); tenor Lawrence Wiliford; and bass-baritone Daniel Lichti.  They will perform the St. John Passion in the original German with English surtitles. Pre-concert chat at 6:50 pm.
Learn more about this work and concert:
Rehearsal footage on YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wOACXeX89x4
New TMC podcast with Noel chatting with music broadcaster Rick Phillips: http://www.tmchoir.org/downloads/audio/podcast-StJohnPassion.mp3
 
Tickets are $43-$73, seniors $38-$68, VoxTix $15 for 15-25 year olds.  Tickets available at the Koerner Hall Box Office: http://performance.rcmusic.ca/performance/index/year/2011/month/03/day/03/time/1930/venue/koerner
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