Sally Beamish The Judas Passion
David Harsent libretto
Nicholas McGegan conductor
Brenden Gunnell Judas
Roderick Williams Christ
Mary Bevan Mary Magdalene
Choir of the Age of Enlightenment
Co-Commission with Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra & Chorale
Can the ultimate betrayal ever be forgiven?
Can the ultimate betrayal ever be forgiven, we ask in this provocative new chronicle of Jesus’ final days, told through the eyes of Judas Iscariot, the disciple who sold him for 30 pieces of silver.
Here’s the programme for our Méhul: The First Romantic concert on Friday 10 February at St John’s Smith Square. You can also pick up a physical copy free of charge on the night itself.Read More
Six things you probably didn’t know about France’s revolutionary Romantic composer.
French composer Etienne Méhul was a musical innovator who helped drag music kicking and screaming into the 19th century. What’s more, his career spanned a remarkable time from the beginnings of the French Revolution to Napoleon.Read More
Next Tuesday, 12 May, it’s not only the last concert of our London season, it’s also our last concert in our main venue, Southbank Centre’s Queen Elizabeth Hall, for two whole years.Read More
Our 30th Birthday seasons of concerts, 2015-2016 is now on public sale.Read More