Bach’s St John Passion

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Friday 29 March 7.30pm

Celebrate the 300th anniversary of Bach’s St John Passion on Good Friday 2024.

  • Getting here

    We are at 197 Piccadilly London W1J 9LL between Piccadilly and Jermyn Street, about 200 yards from Piccadilly Circus.

  • Access

    St James’s aspires to be a place where all can belong, and where every person’s gifts and identities are welcome and celebrated. We are working to improve the experience at St James’s in the church building and the online community. We have step-free access from the courtyard to the church, and a toilet for disabled people. The courtyard and Redemption Roasters coffee shop are wheelchair accessible. If you have special access requirements (e.g. wheelchair users) please contact

  • This is not just a concert; it’s a journey through history, a musical experience like no other. Transport yourself to the premiere in Leipzig in 1724 with period instruments and immerse in the emotional and historical significance of this masterpiece.

    World-class artistry and insights

    Conducted by Tom Hammond-Davies, the Oxford Bach Soloists team up with world leading Evangelist, Mark Padmore. This is your chance to witness top-class, unbeatable music-making that will move your soul. Dive into Bach’s music on Good Friday and gain incredible insights from pre-concert talks, connecting history, science, and music in a truly unique way.

    Tom Hammond-Davies, conductor

    Mark Padmore, Evangelist

    Florian Störtz, Christ

    Ben Davies, Pilate

    Lucy Cronin & Sam Cobb, soprano

    Rebecca Leggett, alto

    Thomas Kelly, tenor

    We want our concert to be accessible to all so if you’re in education we’d like to offer 50% off the ticket price. When you checkout apply the promo code ‘Student’ to receive 50% off the ticket price. Under 18’s are free.