Mini Bach Experience: St. Matthew Passion


St. Matthew Passion

Bach Akademie Charlotte launches its 2020-2021 season virtually, with an in-depth look at the St. Matthew Passion, BWV 244. This series features six videos, with extended insight from Artistic Director Scott Allen Jarrett and selections from our performance at the 2019 Charlotte Bach Festival.

Movements 2-6, including the aria, Buss und Reu (Woe and rue)
Movements 26-29, including O Mensch, bewein dein Sünde groß (O mankind, mourn your great sins)
Movements 38-40, including the aria, Erbame dich (Have mercy, Lord)
Movements 45-50, including the aria, Aus Liebe will mein Heiland sterben (Out of love my Savior wants to die).
Movements 61-65, including the aria, Mache diche, mein Herze rein (Make Thee clean, my heart)
Movements 1, 67-68, the opening and closing choruses

Performed live at the Charlotte Bach Festival

Saturday, June 15, 2019
Myers Park Presbyterian Church, Charlotte, NC

BA|Charlotte Cantata Choir
North Carolina Baroque Orchestra
Charlotte Latin Choristers, directed by Emily Shusdock
Scott Allen Jarrett conducting


Artistic Director Scott Allen Jarrett chats with frequent Bach Akademie Charlotte collaborator—and international vocal superstar—countertenor Reginald Mobley.
Bach Akademie Charlotte Education Director Executive Director Elizabeth Eschen chats with graduates of the 2018 and 2019 Vocal Fellows Program.
Our 2020 Virtual Charlotte Bach Festival's concluding panel discussion, featuring distinguished guests from across the country.