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OCTOBER: U.S. Premiere of The Judas Passion
We’re very interested in new as well as old music,” says PBO’s Nicholas McGegan. “A period instrument orchestra is not something which should be wearing wigs and silk ruffles and being prissy prissy. We’re out there in the music scene as live performers in the 21st century.” Brett Campbell, San Francisco Classical Voice 9/12/17
Theologians have suggested that if Judas’s remorse is unacceptable to God, then there is an incoherence in the economy of salvation. I took that notion as one of the mainstays of my libretto.” – David Harsent, The Guardian, 9/20/17