J.S. Bach

Recommended (or not) Recordings

St John Passion

Main Performer
or Conductor:
Masaaki Suzuki
Accompaniment/Orchestra:Bach Collegium Japan
Soloists:Gerd Turk (Evangelist)
Chiyuki Urano (Jesus)
Ingrid Schmidthusen
Yoshie Hida (Sopranos)
Yoshikazau Mera (countertenor)
Individual Works:St John Passion
Format:Compact Disc
Record Label:BIS
Catalog Number:CD921/2
Total Playing Time:110'
Comments:Marcolorenzo Ruggenti said:

From all reviewer'ss accounts this is by far the best recording of the work in exsistence. "Choral and instrumental articulation is incisive" (Gramophone Guide). Considered by all to be the definitive recording and a major recording event.

Acknowledgements:Thank you to the following for submitting this recording and for your comments:
  • Marcolorenzo Ruggenti
Date First Submitted:09/09/2006