Date: Friday 31 March and Saturday 1 April 2017
Venue: St Paul’s Cathedral, Cnr of Swanston Street and Flinders Street, Melbourne
Cost: $30 Full / $15 Concession
Booking: Eventbrite online.
Directed by Jane Davidson, this performance presents a highly original enactment of the Passion of Christ that includes spectacular aerial artistry. Pergolesi’s Stabat Mater serves as the musical centrepiece, alongside choruses from Handel’s Messiah and other beloved works. Internationally acclaimed conductor Erin Helyard will lead a top baroque ensemble, and Stephen Grant will direct over 100 voices from the Vocal Studies Department at The University of Melbourne, Dean Andreas Loewe will tell the story of the cross and passion as part of the performance.