St. Matthew Passion

Los Angeles Children's Chorus

Los Angeles, CA, United States

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Legendary choreographer John Neumeier stages Bach’s monumental sacred masterpiece, featuring the extraordinary dancers of the Hamburg Ballet. Awe-inspiring in its complexity, universal in its appeal, Bach’s St. Matthew Passion is considered by many to be the single greatest masterpiece of western sacred music, a profoundly moving depiction of the final days of the life of Jesus. John Neumeier, the celebrated choreographer who made his LAO debut with Orpheus and Eurydice in 2018, returns to Los Angeles with one of his signature creations, a ballet that has been cheered by audiences throughout the world. Marrying the powerful music and narrative with dance in complete harmony, Neumeier fills the stage with unforgettable movement and images. The extraordinary dancers of the Hamburg Ballet join forces with James Conlon, a team of brilliant vocal soloists, and LA Opera’s formidable orchestra and chorus for a spellbinding, deeply meaningful performance you’ll never forget.

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