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Sydney inSpires presents: St Matthew Passion

12 July 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm AEST

Tickets: Adult $49 – $119 | Concession $29 – $79

Johann Sebastian Bach’s St. Matthew Passion stands as one of the pillars of Western sacred music, at once monumental and intimate, yet also deeply sorrowful and powerful.

Dr David Hill MBE conducts the National Youth Choir of Australia, the RSCM Festival Choir, the RSCM Children’s Choir and Australia’s greatest soloists in an English-language performance of revered masterpiece, alongside a period double orchestra consisting of Australia’s finest early-music instrumentalists.

David Hill is the International Chair of Choral Conducting at the RNCM – Royal Northern College of Music, the Music Director of London’s The Bach Choir and Yale Schola Cantorum, and the former Director of Music at the BBC Singers, St John’s College, Cambridge and Westminster Cathedral.


  • David Hill | Conductor
  • National Youth Choir of Australia
  • The RSCM Festival Choir
  • Robert Macfarlane | Evangelist
  • Christopher Richardson | Christ
  • Penelope Mills | Soprano
  • Sally-Anne Russell | Mezzo soprano
  • Richard Butler | Tenor
  • David Greco | Bass

This event is part of Sydney inSpires, Australia’s largest-ever ecumenical conference celebrating and growing all genres of church music. Festival events are open to everyone, regardless of whether you’re attending Sydney inSpires. Sydney inSpires is organised by the NSW Branch of the Royal School of Church Music. For more information, click here.



Sydney Town Hall, Sydney
483 George Street
Sydney, NSW 2000 Australia
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