Washington National Cathedral presents Bach's St. John Passion Sunday afternoon, April 13, 2014. The St. John performances have become an annual Holy Week tradition at the Cathedral, conducted by the Cathedral's Director of Music, Michael McCarthy. Classical WETA morning host David Ginder chats with Canon McCarthy about the critical importance of their Evangelist, Rufus Müller, and about Bach's genius in telling the intense drama of Christ's Passion, especially in the Cathedral's unique space.
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