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Royal Albert Hall

Kensington Gore
London, Kensington SW7 2AP United Kingdom
020 7589 8212 http://www.royalalberthall.com

The Royal Albert Hall is a concert hall on the northern edge of South Kensington, London, which holds the Proms concerts annually each summer since 1941.

August 2017

St John at the PROMS

Sunday 20th August @ 7:45 pm - 10:00 pm
Royal Albert Hall, Kensington Gore
London, Kensington SW7 2AP United Kingdom

The climax of the Proms Reformation Day is a complete performance of Bach’s St John Passion. ‘More daring, forceful and poetic’ than the St Matthew Passion, according to Schumann, this is a work of almost operatic vividness that brings both a humanity and a painful immediacy to the Passion narrative. Bach specialist John Butt and his Dunedin Consort make their Proms debut in a performance that offers the audience the chance to join in the chorale-singing, reflecting how the work…

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