Scenes from the Pittsburgh Symphony’s Production of St. John Passion

Bach’s St. John Passion was presented at Heinz Hall on March 4 and 6, 2016. It is a sacred oratorio using scripture from the Gospel of John. It was composed for the Good Friday Vespers in Leipzig in 1724. St. John Passion was presented in a semi-staged representation created by stage director Sam Helfrich. Talented guest vocalists, the Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh, the Pittsburgh Symphony and Music Director Manfred Honeck powerfully showcased this work and its testimony to the ability of music to transcend time and place.

The guest artists included:

All photos credit Doug Sicchitano



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