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St Matthew Passion, 18 July 2007

The Opera

Venue: Glyndebourne

Composer: Johann Sebastian Bach

Librettist: Christian Friedrich Henrici aka Picander

Conductor: Richard Egarr

Orchestra: Orchestra Of The Age Of Enlightenment


Evangelist: Mark Padmore

Christ: Henry Waddington

Alto soloist: Sarah Connolly

Judas: Douglas Rice-Bowen

Soprano soloist: Ingela Bohlin

Peter: Paul Sheehan

Tenor soloist: Andrew Tortise

Bass soloist: Christopher Purves

First Witness: Annie Gill

Second Witness: Huw Llywelyn

First Servant: Katherine Moore

Second Servant: Verity Parker

Pontius Pilate: Michael Wallace

Pontius Pilate's wife: Nicola Mills

First Priest: Thorbjorn Gulbrandsoy

Second Priest: Lukas Jakobski

The Boy: Leo Tucker

Production Team

Original Director: Katie Mitchell

Assistant Director: Robin Tebbutt

Set Designer: Vicki Mortimer

Costume Designer: Vicki Mortimer

Lighting Designer: Paule Constable

Movement Director: Struan Leslie

Staff Director: Donna Stirrup

Chorus Master: Thomas Blunt