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Reviews 2010-2011: (US) Reenvisioning St. John Passion in Carmel Carmel Bach Festival By Scott MacClelland (San Francisco Classical Voice Review)

Contributed by Admin on Jul 20, 2011

“With the Carmel Bach Festival's new music director in charge, Bach himself has risen from the grave of encrusted tradition. Under Paul Goodwin's lead, last Sunday's performance of the St. John Passion, reclaimed the festival's namesake as Western music's greatest architect.
  

First, a little background is in order. When the Carmel Bach Festival engaged Bruno Weil as its music director, two decades ago, Robert Freeman, then head of the Eastman School of Music, expressed loudly and publicly his displeasure at the choice of …“

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