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Passion Players

Besides the big St. Matthew Passion at BAM this week, music all over town marks the Easter season.

  1. 1. Good Friday

    Brick Church, Park Ave. at 91st St.; 212-289-4400

    The church choir fills the day with music: Sir John Stainer’s 1887 The Crucifixion, Dupré’s 1931 Stations of the Cross, and lots of early music (April 14).

  2. 2. National Chorale

    Avery Fisher Hall, 10 Lincoln Center Plz., between 62nd and 63rd Sts.; 212-875-5900

    The choral group presents one of Bach’s masterpieces, the Mass in B minor (April 14).

  3. 3. Pomerium

    Cloisters Museum, Fort Tryon Park, Inwood; 212-650-2290 or

    The vocal group offers Holy Week music from the Renaissance in a superbly mood-setting space (April 15).

  4. 4. Bach Vespers

    Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, Central Park W. at 65th St.; 212-877-6815

    The Bach Choir and Players, church regulars, perform Christ lag in Todesbanden, written for Easter in 1707 (April 16).


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