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Season  1976-1977 **SPOT 
Opera  The Passion According to St. Matthew 
Alternate Title   
Composer  Johann Sebastian Bach 
Librettist  Picander (Christian Friedrich Henrici) 
Setting  The time of Jesus, the time of Bach, and now 
World Premiere  No 
U.S. Premiere  No 
Venue  Curran Theatre 
Language  English 
Acts  two 
Based On  Evangelist Matthew 
Commission   
Acknowledgements 1  The performances of The Passion According to Saint Matthew are dedicated to the memory of Lillian M. Cuenin to whom Spring Opera Theater owes so much 
Acknowledgements 2   
Notes  Spring Opera Theater

Stage conception by Gerald Freedman

English translation by Robert Shaw

San Francisco Boys Chorus; Director: Dr. William Ballard

Baroque organ courtesy of City College, San Francisco
John West, builder

There will be one intermission
 
Company  Spring Opera Company 
ID  88 
Season ID  10 
Company ID  2