Bach: St John Passion

Bach: St John Passion

Streaming from 4pm on Easter Sunday.

Shot at Hackney Empire on 5 March 2020, the film weaves together performance footage with 90 individual video contributions made by choir members in isolation from Cumbria to Cornwall who were due to participate in performances across the country before the remaining tour dates were cancelled due to the Coronavirus pandemic.

The film is accompanied by a new documentary reuniting members of the production to explore their experiences during the pandemic.

Bach: St John Passion
  • Bach: St John Passion

    One year on from the start of the Coronavirus pandemic, English Touring Opera presents a free broadcast of our 2020 production of Bach's St John Passion to kick off our 2021 digital season.

    Shot at Hackney Empire on 5 March 2020, the film weaves together performance footage with 90 individual vi...