Dunedin Consort

A large group of people holding musical instruments

November 15, 2024 | 7:30PM
Mandel Hall

Part of the UChicago Presents 2024/25 Early Music and Vocal Series, Full Season, Pick 4, Pick 6, and Pick 8 subscriptions.


John Butt, director

Jess Dandy, mezzo-soprano

Nicholas Mulroy, Evangelist and arias

Robert Davies, Pilate

Matthew Brook, Christus and arias


Johann Sebastian Bach St John Passion, BWV 245 

Dunedin Consort stands as a prominent figure in the Baroque music world, renowned for its vibrant, historically informed performances. Bearing the ancient Celtic name for Edinburgh Castle, Din Eidyn, the ensemble's mission is to blend historical authenticity in early music with new musical expressions. From performances at BBC Proms, Wigmore Hall, Edinburgh and Lammermuir Festivals, their work under Artistic Director John Butt has garnered two Gramophone Awards and a Grammy nomination.  

Supported by the Wilhelm von Humboldt Performance Fund.
An interview with John Butt and the singers and musicians of Dunedin Consort discussing Bach's John Passion, the emotion felt and how it differs from Bach's Matthew Passion.