1 Eugene Center
Eugene, OR 97401
Situated in the historical musical legacy of Bach’s St. Matthew and St. John Passions, The Passion of Yeshua, from American composer Richard Danielpour, creates space for voices traditionally silent/silenced in retellings of the Biblical narrative. Drawing from Messianic texts, and specifically highlighting the voices of Mary, Mother of Jesus, and Mary Magdalene, the text – presented in both Hebrew and English – brings the last twelve hours of Jesus’ life back to its Jewish origins. Conducted by JoAnn Falletta.
Sarah Shafer, soprano; J’Nai Bridges, mezzo-soprano; Kenneth Overton, bass-baritone; Matthew Worth, baritone; OBF Orchestra; OBF Chorus; UO Chamber Choir; JoAnn Falletta, conductor
This event supported by a generous grants from the Nils and Jewel Hult Endowment – Arts Foundation of Western Oregon Fund of the Oregon Community Foundation and Oregon Cultural Trust