Musical Sunday

  • Johann Sebastian Bach: St. John Passion
  • Marcus Imbsweiler & Timo Jouko Herrmann
  • Literature

Johann Sebastian Bach’s St. John Passion is one of the most vivid musical depictions of the Passion of Jesus. In contrast to the more contemplative St. Matthew Passion, the dramatic element is in the foreground here, which is why some of Bach’s contemporaries already considered this music too theatrical for the church.

Marcus Imbsweiler and Timo Jouko Herrmann give an overview of the multitude of musical means used and trace further special features of this work.
Here, two enthusiasts have their say who have their very own linguistic approach to music. Imbsweiler has previously published novels and short stories about composers from Haydn to Shostakovich. Herrmann is guest conductor of the Heidelberg Symphony; his rediscovery of the song of joy Per la ricuperata salute di Ofelia, composed by Salieri, Mozart, and Cornetti, made him known worldwide.

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Ticket Prices (plus fees)

Regular price 9,90 €
Reduced price 5,90 €
Member price 4,90 €

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