American Festival Chorus Concert – American Festival Singers perform St. John’s Passion
The American Festival Singers of American Festival Chorus will be performing the St. John’s Passion in the St. John’s Episcopal Church on April 6th.
Update April 12, 2012: The Herald Journal has posted an article describing the performance on April 6. Here is the article: http://bit.ly/IMtBV6
“To me, this is about three things, really — first of all, it’s about building community and goodwill,” said former Mormon Tabernacle Choir Director Craig Jessop. “Second, the music of J.S. Bach — whom I feel is, without a doubt, the touchstone of the western music tradition, of western civilization,” Jessop continued. “This represents one of the supreme achievements of the human mind, and it’s motivated totally by both faith and devotion.”
Update March 29, 2012: The St John’s Episcopal Church in Logan, UT provides a wonderful cathedral sound. Here is an example of singing in a cathedral from Westminster Chorus:
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