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Composer  Bach, Johann Sebastian      (1685 - 1750)
Work(s) St. John Passion, BWV 245
                 Disc(s) with this work(s)
No. Performance Information Label/No. Format
1 Benjamin Britten/ English Chamber Orchestra
(Heather Harper, Alfreda Hodgson, Peter Pears, Gwynne Howell, Robert Tear, John Shirley-Quirk, Wandsworth School Boys’ Choir)
Decca/4438592 2CD
2 John Butt/ Dunedin Consort
(Nicholas Mulroy, Matthew Brook, Joanne Lunn, Clare Wilkinson, Robert Davies)
Linn Records CKD419 2SACD
3 Stephen Cleobury/ Academy of Ancient Music, King’s College Choir Cambridge
(James Gilchrist, Neal Davies, Sophie Bevan, Iestyn Davies, Ed Lyon, Roderick Williams, Benedict Kearns)
King’s College KGS0018 2SACD
4 Stephen Cleobury/ Brandenburg Consort, King's College Choir Cambridge
(John Mark Ainsley, Stephen Richardson, Stephen Varcoe, Paul Agnew, Michael Chance, Catherine Bott)
Regis/2003 2CD
5 Michel Corboz/ Ensemble Vocal de Lausanne, Instrumental de Lausanne
(Martina Lins, Andreas Scholl, Charles Daniels, Christoph Prégardien, Peter Harvey, Michel Brodard)
Cascavelle/1036 2CD
6 Michel Corboz/ Orchestre de Chambre de Lausanne
(Felicity Palmer, Birgit Finnilä, Kurt Equiluz, Werner Brenn, Ruud van der Meer, Philippe Huttenlocher, Ensemble Vocal de Lausanne)
Erato/45406 2CD
7 Peter Dijkstra/ Concerto Köln
(Julian Prégardien, Tareq Nazmi, Christina Landshamer, Ulrike Malotta, Tilman Lichdi, Kresimir Strazanac, Chor des Bayerischen Rundfunks)
BR Klassik 900909 3CD
8 Richard Egarr/ Academy of Ancient Music
(James Gilchrist, Matthew Rose, Ashley Riches, Elizabeth Watts, Sarah Connolly, Andrew Kennedy, Christopher Purves, Choir of the AAM)
AAM Records AAM002 2CD
9 John Eliot Gardiner/ English Baroque Soloists, Monteverdi Choir
(Nancy Argenta, Ruth Holton, Anthony Rolfe Johnson, Michael Chance, Stephen Varcoe, Cornelius Hauptmann)
Archiv/419324 2CD
10 John Eliot Gardiner/ English Baroque Soloists, Monteverdi Choir
(Nancy Argenta, Ruth Holton, Anthony Rolfe Johnson, Michael Chance, Stephen Varcoe, Cornelius Hauptmann)
Archiv/469769 9CD
11 Wolfgang Gönnenwein/ Consortium Musicum
(Theo Altmeyer, Franz Crass, Kurt Moll, Elly Ameling, Brigitte Fassbaender, Kurt Equiluz, Siegmund Nimsgern, Süddeutscher Madrigalchor)
EMI 978962 11CD
12 Ludwig Güttler/ Virtuosi Saxoniae
(Christoph Genz, Christiane Oelze, Annette Markert, Egbert Junghanns, Andreas Scheibner, Hallenser Madrigalisten)
Berlin Classics 184192 10CD
13 Nikolaus Harnoncourt/ Concentus Musicus Wien
(Angela-Maria Blasi, Marjana Lipovsek, Anthony Rolfe Johnson, Franz Leitner, Robert Holl, Anton Scharinger, Arnold Schoenberg Chor)
Teldec/74862 2CD
14 Philippe Herreweghe/ La Chapelle Royale, Collegium Vocale
(Barbara Schlick, Catherine Patriasz, Howard Crook, William Kendall, Peter Lika, Peter Kooy)
Harmonia Mundi/2951264 2CD
15 Philippe Herreweghe/ Collegium Vocale
(Sibylla Rubens, Andreas Scholl, Mark Padmore, Sebastian Noack, Michael Volle)
Harmonia Mundi/901748-49 2CD
16 Edward Higginbottom/ Choir of New College, Oxford
(James Gilchrist, Joe Littlewood, James Bowman, Matthew Beale, John Bernays, Eamonn Dougan, Colin Baldy)
Naxos/8557296 2CD
17 René Jacobs/ Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin
(Werner Güra, Johannes Weisser, Andrew Redmon, Johannes Schendel, Sunhae Im, Benno Schachtner, Sebastian Kohlhepp, RIAS Kammerchor)
Harmonia Mundi HMC802236/37 2SACD
18 Ton Koopman/ Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra
(Guy de Mey, Peter Kooy, Barbara Schlick, Kai Wessel, Gerd Türk, Klaus Mertens, Nederlandse Bachvereniging)
Erato/94675 2CD
19 Paul Kuentz/ Orchestre & Chœurs Paul Kuentz
(Barbara Schlick: soprano, Ingeborg Most: alto, Alexander Stevenson: tenor, Adrian Brand: tenor, Peter Lika: bass)
Pierre Verany/730051 CD
20 Stephen Layton/ Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment
(Ian Bostridge, Neal Davies, Carolyn Sampson, Iestyn Davies, Nicholas Mulroy, Roderick Williams, Polyphony)
Hyperion CDA67901 2CD
21 Marc Minkowski/ Les Musiciens du Louvre
(Lothar Odinius, Christian Immler, Ditte Andersen, Lenneke Ruiten, Delphine Galou, David Hansen, Colin Balzer, Felix Speer)
Erato 9029585405 2CD
22 Karl Münchinger/ Stuttgarter Kammerorchester
(Elly Ameling, Julia Hamari, Mariane Koehnlein-Goebel, Dieter Ellenbeck, Werner Hollweg, Walter Berry, Hermann Prey, Hymnuschor Stuttgart)
Decca/460223 2CD
23 Karl Münchinger/ Stuttgarter Kammerorchester
(Elly Ameling, Julia Hamari, Mariane Koehnlein-Goebel, Dieter Ellenbeck, Werner Hollweg, Walter Berry, Hermann Prey, Hymnuschor Stuttgart)
Decca/455783 10CD
24 Andrew Parrott/ Taverner Consort and Players
(Emily van Evera, Caroline Trevor, Rogers Covey-Crump, David Thomas, Stephen Charlesworth, Solisten des Tölzer Knabenchors)
Virgin Classics/562068 5CD
25 Simon Rattle/ Berliner Philharmoniker
(Camilla Tilling, Magdalena Kožená, Topi Lehtipuu, Mark Padmore, Christian Gerhaher, Roderick Williams, Rundfunkchor Berlin)
Berliner Philharmoniker 140031 2DVD+BD
26 Karl Richter/ Münchener Bach-Chor und Orchester
(Peter Schreier, Ernst Gerold Schramm, Siegmund Nimsgern, Helen Donath, Julia Hamari, Horst Laubenthal)
Deutsche Grammophon/0734112 DVD
27 Karl Richter/ Münchener Bach-Chor und Orchester
(Evelyn Lear: soprano, Hertha Töpper: contralto, Ernst Haefliger: tenor, Hermann Prey: bass)
DGG/453007 2CD
28 Karl Richter/ Münchener Bach-Chor und Orchester
(Evelyn Lear: soprano, Hertha Töpper: contralto, Ernst Haefliger: tenor, Hermann Prey: bass)
Archiv/463701 10CD
29 Helmuth Rilling/ Bach Collegium Stuttgart
(Arleen Augér, Julia Hamari, Peter Schreier, Philippe Huttenlocher, Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, Gächinger Kantorei Stuttgart)
Sony 88697687172 10CD
30 Helmuth Rilling/ Bach Collegium Stuttgart
(Michael Schade, Matthias Goerne, Juliane Banse, Ingeborg Danz, James Taylor, Andreas Schmidt, Gächinger Kantorei Stuttgart)
Hänssler/92075 2CD
31 Hans-Joachim Rotzsch/ Gewandhausorchester Leipzig
(Peter Schreier, Theo Adam, Siegfried Lorenz, Arleen Augér, Armin Ude, Thomanerchor Leipzig)
RCA/49181 2CD
32 Masaaki Suzuki/ Bach Collegium Japan
(Ingrid Schmithüsen, Yoshie Hida, Yoshikazu Mera, Gerd Türk, Makoto Sakurada, Peter Kooij, Chiyuki Urano)
BIS 9020 10CD
33 David Temple/ Bach Camerata, Crouch End Festival Chorus
(Robert Murray, Ashley Riches, Andrew Ashwin, Sophie Bevan, Robin Blaze, Neal Davies, Benjamin Hulett)
Chandos CHSA5183(2) 2SACD
34 Jos van Veldhoven/ Netherlands Bach Society
(Gerd Türk, Stephan MacLeod, Caroline Stam, Peter de Groot, Charles Daniels, Bas Ramselaar)
Channel Classics-22005 2SACD
35 Fritz Werner/ Südwestdeutsches Kammerorchester Pforzheim
(Friederike Sailer, Marga Höffgen, Helmut Krebs, Franz Kelch, Hermann Werdermann, Heinrich Schütz-Chor Heilbronn)
Erato 2564647351 10CD
36 Scholars Baroque Ensemble
Naxos/8550664 2CD
37 Peter Schreier/ Staatskapelle Dresden
(excerpts)
Teldec/81136 CD
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