/ Modified apr 19, 2011 2:17 p.m.

Easter Sunday Special

Music of the Baroque presents Johann Sebastian Bach’s “Passion of Our Lord Jesus Christ According to St. Matthew,” conducted by Jane Glover. Sunday beginning at 3 p.m. on KUAT-FM

Bach’s St. Matthew’s Passion will be conducted by Jane Glover. The soloists include Paul Agnew as the Evangelist, Christopheren Nomura as Jesus, Douglas Andeman as Pilate, and Jan Jarvis as Peter, along with the Glen Ellyn Children’s Chorus, Edward Zelnis, Director.

music_dir_glover617x347 Music of the Baroque Music Director Jane Glover

Music of the Baroque was founded in Hyde Park, Illinois, 36 years ago by Conductor Laureate Thomas S. Wikman. From its church choir roots, Music of the Baroque has grown to be the Midwest’s largest professional chorus and orchestra specializing in the performance of sixteenth, seventeenth and early eighteenth century music.

The chorus and orchestra of Music of the Baroque comprise of approximately 60 professional musicians. Chorus members have active operatic and recital careers and many perform regularly, both in the United States and abroad. Many members of the Music of the Baroque Orchestra are also members of other leading ensembles, including the Chicago Symphony and Lyric Opera orchestras.

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