James Gilchrist presents A Guide to Bach’s St Matthew Passion

2020-05-07T15:41:25+01:00May 7th, 2020|

King's College has released a half-hour musical tour of Bach's St Matthew Passion, often described as one of the greatest sacred choral works of all time. Presented by the singer James Gilchrist, it uses musical extracts from the performances in April 2019, for which Gilchrist was the Evangelist. The same concerts were recorded for the new [...]

New music video marks Chinese New Year

2019-01-30T15:32:21+00:00January 30th, 2019|

In celebration of Chinese New Year, a new music video for the Mandarin Chinese recording Second Farewell to Cambridge is has been released. This setting was created by distinguished English composer John Rutter and headlines the 2018 album (also featuring the Jasmine Flower Song alongside choral favourites from King’s). The audio is available to stream across digital [...]

St John Passion recording out now

2017-04-14T16:47:58+01:00March 31st, 2017|

King's is to release its first recording of 2017 – a live recording of Bach's magnificent St John Passion. Featuring the Choir of King's College Cambridge with conductor Stephen Cleobury and the Academy of Ancient Music, this new live release is a thrilling performance of Bach's dramatic work. Performed in concert as part of the Easter at [...]