Robert Shearer Performs in J. S. Bach’s St John Passion – Thursday 5 April

Robert Shearer (Tenor)

Robert Shearer, recipe a Cooma-based singer and singing teacher at Cooma School of Music will be performing the lead tenor solo in a world premiere performance of a new English translation of Bach’s St John Passion at Llewellyn Hall, check ANU School of Music, Canberra. The performance will be on Thursday 5 April at 7.30pm.

The Passion of Christ According to St John is one of Bach’s choral masterpieces and is perhaps the most often performed and best loved of his works. This new version in English will be a world premiere and has been translated by ANU graduate Christopher Steele.

Robert is in great demand as soloist in many of these larger sacred works and operas. He has performed in Handel’s Messiah throughout Australia (not to mention Cooma’s own Sing Your Own Handel’s Messiah last year). Robert has been engaged to be the tenor lead in Benjamin Britten’s opera Albert Herring in Canberra later this year.

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2 thoughts on “Robert Shearer Performs in J. S. Bach’s St John Passion – Thursday 5 April

  1. Janet

    Robert’s performance was outstanding. A big part sung with great depth of understanding and beautiful vocal control. I particularly appreciated his handling of the diminuendo to the finest wisp with a wonderful ethereal spinning of the voice. A consummate professional. I look forward to attending more of his performances.

  2. allan Post author

    Yes, I’m sure he was wonderful. I’m sorry I couldn’t make this concert. We feel very lucky and privileged to have Robert Shearer living in Cooma and teaching in our school.

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