During this year’s opening and closing concerts, you can experience two of the greatest masterpieces in church music history: first in line is J.S. Bach’s St John Passion, performed by the world-renowned German choral and orchestral institution Balthasar-Neumann under the direction of its founder and conductor Thomas Hengelbrock. In a unique reconstruction of the premiere of Mozart’s Requiem from 1791, you will meet the outstanding Scottish choir and orchestra Dunedin Consort, under the direction of award-winning conductor and organist John Butt.