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The Great Passion: Fenella Humphreys and James Runcie

Sunday 12th May 2024 , 7:30 pm 9:30 pm

James Runcie’s latest novel, The Great Passion, tells the story of young Stefan Silbermann, sent to train as a singer in Leipzig under the Cantor Johann Sebastian Bach. Based on true events, Stefan lives with the Bach family through joyful chaos and heart-rending tragedy, and witnesses the creation of some of Bach’s greatest works — most notably the great St Matthew Passion

In this beautiful collaboration, outstanding violinist Fenella Humphreys — in her fourth visit to Chiltern Arts — is joined on stage by James Runcie: his readings from his work and insightful commentary are intertwined with Fenella’s playing of selected Bach pieces for solo violin. 

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Church Lane
Princes Risborough,HP27 9AWUnited Kingdom
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