Arcangelo perform Bach’s St Matthew Passion at the BBC Proms 2021. Image: BBC Proms/Chris Christodoulou
Five stars for Arcangelo at the BBC Proms
Arcangelo’s performance of Bach’s St Matthew Passion was “a huge Proms statement” in the opinion of theartsdesk.com, offering a “tremendous warmth, generosity and finesse at a moment poised – as on some Good Friday in Leipzig 275 years ago – between memories of anguish and hopes of renewal.”
Click here for Boyd Tonkin’s full five-star review.
The performance is broadcast on BBC Four Television on Friday 10 September 2021. The TV broadcast and the BBC Radio 3 broadcast are available for a further 30 days via BBC Sounds and BBC iPlayer. Click here for details.