The renaissance of Baroque music reached its zenith in Mendelssohn's time, when the Romantic composer and conductor presented Johann Sebastian Bach's St Matthew Passion in Berlin a century after its original composition. Less well known is that he revived the work again on Palm Sunday 1841 in the Thomaskirche in Leipzig, where Bach once worked as Kapellmeister. This is the version that was heard in Hungary for the first time on period instruments, under the baton of György Vashegyi, the country's leading conductor of period performance. What makes the undertaking even more special is that Mendelssohn's interpretation of Bach's work came to life in a performance by two world-class ensembles, the Purcell Choir and Orfeo Orchestra.
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Programajánló

  • MÁV Symphony Orchestra


    Béla Bartók National Concert Hall
  • The Book of Kings


    Béla Bartók National Concert Hall
  • István Várdai and Ólafsson Víkingur


    Béla Bartók National Concert Hall
  • Ludovic Tézier and guests sing arias


    Béla Bartók National Concert Hall
  • Wagner: Die Walküre


    Béla Bartók National Concert Hall