|DATE/TIME||April 19, 2014 7pm|
|Location||Howard Performing Arts Center|
The Department of Music presents a fully-staged performance of J.S. Bach’s masterpiece, The Passion According to Matthew. Blending amazing music, probing words sung in English, and a modern staging allows for a fresh and deeply spiritual encounter with this well-known story. Produced jointly by Charles Reid, Stephen Zork and Claudio Gonzales, this PASSION is directed by our Coordinator of Vocal studies, Charles Reid, conducted by our Director of Choral Activities, Stephen Zork, and features an all student cast of soloists, the University Singers, and the Andrews University Symphony Orchestra.
Director Charles Reid remarks, “Out of the past twenty years of my international singing career, one of the genuine highlights was singing in the chorus in a Brooklyn Academy of Music production, led by acclaimed director, Jonathan Miller, of this very work. I simply cannot forget the profound impact it had on the audience and the performers. Peter Sellars, and others have also explored this approach, and it has always been a spark in the back of my mind that I hoped I could revisit someday. This is the day. I hope you will join us for this spectacular journey and come expecting to be impacted in an entirely new way.”
No tickets required for this event.