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JS Bach: The Saint Matthew Passion

Palm Sunday, March 24, 2013 | 3:00 PM

For 200 years, scholars and critics, musicians and people of all religious persuasions have agreed that Johann Sebastian Bach’s setting of St. Matthew’s narrative of the passion is one of the great glories of western civilization.  Many who have experienced its sublimity call it one of the great events of their lives.  Juxtaposing the gospel text with devotional poetry and traditional Lutheran chorales, the St. Matthew Passion is a profound spiritual and musical experience. The Tuscarawas Philharmonic is proud to present this masterpiece to the community.

The Tuscarawas Philharmonic Chorus
Guest Soloists

Robert Frankenberry
Robert Frankenberry
Cythia Spiegel
Cynthia Spiegel
Charles Spencer
Charles Spencer
Cinthia Wohlschlager
Cynthia Wohlschlager

C. Andrew Blosser, tenor
Mark Wanich, baritone
Zachary Rusk, baritone

Guarantor: The John & Orlena Marsh Foundation
Sponsor: Park Village Health Care Center
Co-Sponsor: AAA of Tuscarawas County
Co-Sponsor: Dr. Dan & Mary Miller

St Matthew Passion Pre-Concert Chat