Saturday, April 28, 2018; 2:00pm
Bach Society of St. Louis
A. Dennis Sparger, Conducting
Kim Leeds, Alto soloist
As the grand finale to their Bach Festival 2017, the Bach Society of St. Louis presents Bach’s St. Matthew Passion, which continues to move audiences nearly three centuries after it was first heard in Leipzig, Germany. Standing as one of the pillars of Western sacred music, it is at once monumental and intimate, deeply sorrowful and powerful. Guest soloists include: Steven Soph as the Evangelist, Stephen Morscheck as Jesus, soprano Mary Wilson, mezzo-soprano Kim Leeds, tenor Kyle Stegall and baritone Elijah Blaisdell. Presented in collaboration with Missouri Baptist University.