Justin has been leading the RIAS Kammerchor and regular collaborators The Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin (Akamus) in performances of J.S. Bach’s Johannes Passion BVW245. Alongside Werner Güra (Evangelist) and Dominik Köninger (Christus) are soloists Marie-Sophie Pollak (Soprano), Benno Schachtner (Countertenor), Raphael Höhn (Tenor) and Matthias Winckhler (Bass-Baritone).
The schedule takes them to three prestigious venues: the Teatro Grande Brescia, the Prinzregententheater München, and the Konzerthaus Berlin Großer Saal.
Watch a video interview with Justin about what the piece means to him here.
A live performance of the opening movement conducted by René Jacobs in 2015 is here, which prepared for a full recording, released in 2016 which is on Spotify here.
Following the Passion performances Justin directs the Choir on 28th March in the Basilica di San Vittore, Varese (Italy) in music by Victoria and Vivancos. More details from the RIAS Kammerchor website here.