James Gilchrist on Bach’s St Matthew Passion

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Leading tenor James Gilchrist has performed in major concert halls throughout the world.  Bach’s St Matthew Passion features prominently in his schedule, and he is celebrated as perhaps the finest Evangelist of his generation; as one review noted, ‘he hasn’t become a one-man Evangelist industry by chance’.  In this video he discusses the role, one he has performed with The Bach Choir many times to great acclaim.