Resonate: St Luke Passion by James MacMillan
About the piece
A stunning re-telling of the passion story giving the voice of Christ to a children’s chorus, MacMillan’s St Luke Passion creates a truly 21st century perspective on the familiar narrative. As the centre-piece of a new music weekend, this performance allows audiences to connect with one of the most distinctive musical voices of our time.
About the composer
James Macmillan is the pre-eminent Scottish composer of his generation, hailed by The Guardian as ‘a composer so confident of his own musical language that he makes it instantly communicative to his listeners’. His music has been programmed and performed worldwide by distinguished orchestras, conductors and soloists.
Championed by Royal Northern Sinfonia