The heart of this Passion performance, though, is the role of the Evangelist, Matthew, sung, enacted, internalized and transformed by the remarkable British tenor Mark Padmore, in a performance of a lifetime.
MARK SWED, LOS ANGELES TIMES
8 September 2014
Mark Padmore was the Evangelist…he declaimed the great recitative with superlative clarity and profound understanding.
RUPERT CHRISTIANSEN, THE TELEGRAPH
7 September 2014