Apollo’s Fire Baroque Orchestra and Chorus


Sunday, March 13, 2016
3:00 pm - 6:00 pm


“Sorrell led a revelatory performance, with impassioned singing and playing bringing Bach’s score to life with contemporary immediacy.” – Opera News

Apollo’s Fire and conductor Jeannette Sorrell bring their distinctive fire and passion to J.S. Bach’s most theatrical oratorio, the St. John Passion. Bursting out of the starting gates from the agitated opening chorus, the dramatic events of Jesus’ final days unfold with compelling storytelling. An international cast of singer-actors brings the characters to life, while the acclaimed chorus Apollo’s Singers evoke the wild mob with fierce intensity. First performed on a Good Friday nearly 300 years ago, the Passion arrives at The Center just two weeks before Easter of 2016.

Jeannette Sorrell, conductor
Nicholas Phan, evangelist
Jesse Blumberg, Jesus
Jeffrey Strauss, Pilate
Amanda Forsythe, soprano
Terry Wey, countertenor
Christian Immler, baritone

Event Location and Ticket Information

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The Performing Arts Center, Purchase College
735 Anderson Hill Road
Purchase, NY 10577
Handicap Accessible? Yes

Date: Sunday, March 13, 2016
Times: 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm

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Presenter: The Performing Arts Center, Purchase College
Presenter Phone: 914-251-6200
Presenter Website: http://www.artscenter.org/

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