Directed by Mark Dornford-May
Music Director Mandisi Dyantyis
Inspired by Bach’s grand choral work, St Matthew Passion is a musical retelling of Christ’s final hours on earth, using some of Bach’s magnificent vocal music set alongside South African traditional songs and laments and a full marimba orchestra.
This ground-breaking, semi-staged concert deals with the political and spiritual battles Christ faces as he struggles to teach and inspire in an occupied state.
Isango Ensemble has performed for full houses all over the world and won several international awards, especially for their innovative interpretations of Western plays and music. This is their newest creation, and this Australian exclusive is only the second time the piece has been performed anywhere in the world.
Don’t miss this powerful and personal performance, full of revelation.
Recommended for those aged 10 years and older.
St Matthew Passion contains loud sounds and a crucifixion.
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Presented by Brisbane Festival, Philip Bacon AM and QPAC
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