The most famous alternative to Bach's St. Matthew Passion is Die sieben letzten Worte unseres Erlösers am Kreuze by Haydn.
On Friday April 10 (Good Friday) the Matangi Quartet played this beautiful work for string quartet (no. 50-56) live via ZST Live!
The youtube video can be watched here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2DbNVyYh04Q
Unfortunately the video had some jitter. We will upload a video very soon without this.
Donate on this website: https://www.geef.nl/nl/actie/matangi
We have been hit hard financially by the measures that have been taken with regard to the corona virus. We would play nearly 50% of our annual earnings during this period. Fortunately, al lot of people have responded to the call to support us through the Matangi String Quartet Foundation and / or to buy CDs via our website. The income from the CD sales goes directly to the quartet. We could not have predicted that the release of our CD 7 LW (Die sieben letzten Worte) would take place at such a weird but also striking moment ...