sound Festival: The Little Match Girl Passion Music

sound Festival: The Little Match Girl Passion

Aberdeen Performing Arts presents Cryptic's The Little Match Girl Passion in partnership with sound

David Lang’s Pulitzer Prize winning The Little Match Girl Passion, directed and designed by Josh Armstrong, is inspired by Hans Christian Andersen’s heart-breaking tale and J.S. Bach’s St Matthew Passion.  In a unique presentation of this previously unstaged masterpiece, the tragic story of the little match girl is brought to life by vocal ensemble and percussion.  Reverent and gracious, J.S Bach’s commemorative masterpiece Jesu Meine Freude acts as a poignant precursor to the fragile beauty of the little match girl.

J.S. Bach      Jesu Meine Freude
David Lang   The Little Match Girl Passion
Director and Designer   
Josh Armstrong
Singers   
Nicola Corbishley, Anna Crookes (Bach only), Lucy Goddard, Christopher Watson and Jimmy Holliday


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