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Oratorio: 'The Crucifixion'
A 19th-century Lenten Oratorio portraying the Crucifixion of Christ, with mixed choir, organ, and narrator. Presented by the choirs of the Church of St. Michael the Archangel.
Modeled on the great passion settings of J.S. Bach, Sir John Stainer’s “Crucifixion” is among the most popular of all English choral works and vividly portrays the events of the Passion of Christ.
Scored for tenor and bass soloists (a narrator will interpret their texts for us in this case), organ and mixed choir, the piece combines recitatives, solos, and masterful choruses that range from the graphic mob shouts of “Crucify Him” to the ethereally beautiful meditation at the work’sView more
7400 Tudor Rd,, Colorado Springs, CO 80919