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Fri, 22 Mar


St Giles Cripplegate

St John Passion

J S Bach's dramatic setting of the Crucifixion story, in St John's eye-witness account

St John Passion
St John Passion

Time & Location

22 Mar 2024, 19:30 – 21:30

St Giles Cripplegate, Fore St, Barbican, London EC2Y 8DA, UK

About the event

J S Bach’s moving account of the trial and crucifixion of Jesus: a timeless depiction of fear, agony and grief, human strength and weakness, and the terrifying power of a baying mob. 

Exactly three hundred years after its first performance in Leipzig, this timeless tour de force is performed in the ancient church of St Giles-without-Cripplegate in the heart of the City, with outstanding soloists and period instruments. The City of London Choir is directed by its Principal Guest Conductor, Mark Williams.

City of London Choir

The Hanover Band

Samuel Boden Evangelist

Themba Mvula Christus

Augusta Hebbert soprano

Anna Harvey mezzo soprano

Florian Störtz baritone

Mark Williams conductor

Important note: the running time is approximately two hours, to include a short break - but not full interval - between Parts One and Two. 


  • Premium

    Central seats. All seating is unreserved.

    From £20.00 to £30.00
    Sold Out
    • £30.00
      +£0.75 service fee
    • £20.00
      +£0.50 service fee
    • £20.00
      +£0.50 service fee
  • Restricted View

    Sale ends: 22 Mar, 18:00

    All seating is unreserved. Restricted view seats are all those not in the premium, central section of the church. View restriction varies from seat to seat.

    From £10.00 to £20.00
    • £20.00
      +£0.50 service fee
    • £10.00
      +£0.25 service fee
    • £10.00
      +£0.25 service fee



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