The Classical Review
By Wynne Delacoma
In the classical music world, compositions titled “Passion” usually have a very specific focus—the story of Jesus Christ’s crucifixion and death.
American composer David Lang reveres many of those retellings, especially J. S. Bach’s St. Matthew Passion. But he takes a different tack in his Little Match Girl Passion, which the Ravinia Festival will present August 26 in the Martin Theatre. MORE