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Yale and Juilliard Perform Bach's St. John Passion

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Friday at 9 pm, Masaaki Suzuki conducts a new generation of early music specialists in a performance of Bach's St. John Passion. The performance, featuring Juilliard415 and Yale Schola Cantorum, was recorded live on April 4 at Alice Tully Hall.

• Read the Full Text and Translation for the St. John Passion (PDF)

Translation courtesy of Pamela Dellal and Emmanuel Music, Boston. Note: Not performed in this version is No. 13 from Part I and Nos. 20, 34 and 35 from Part II.


Program Details:

Johann Sebastian Bach: St. John Passion, BWV 245


Yale Schola Cantorum

with Juilliard415 and members of Yale Baroque Ensemble

Masaaki Suzuki, conductor

Robert Mealy, concert master


Kyle Stegall, tenor -- Evangelist

Edmund Milly, bass-baritone -- Jesus

Molly Netter, soprano arias

Sara Couden, alto arias

Gene Stenger, tenor arias

Andrew Padgett, bass arias and Pilate