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St Matthew Passion review – Fretwork showcase an Easter rarity

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Performances of the Bach passions are not exactly Easter rarities, but the St Matthew Passion that Fretwork brought to the Wigmore Hall on Good Friday was not by Bach at all. This setting of the story from Matthew’s gospel is a third of the length of Bach’s famous version and pre-dates it by half a …

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