Jacob’s Easter Saturday BBC Radio 4 broadcast.

14-year-old Loretto Music Scholar, Jacob Slater performed the soprano solos from J S Bach’s St Matthew Passion with John Butt and the Dunedin Consort for a BBC Radio 4 play about ‘The Great Passion’ on Saturday, 15th April at 2:30 p.m.

The music and choral rehearsals for this production were recorded in Edinburgh's world famous Greyfriars Kirk.

For those unable catch the BBC Radio 4 production, the podcast can be found here 

Jacob also performed a solo from J S Bach’s St Matthew Passion in St Giles’ Cathedral, Edinburgh on Sunday, 23rd April at 6:00 p.m.

These are tremendous accolades and achievements for Jacob - we do congratulate him.

Many will have heard Jacob perform in Chapel or at School concerts. You can also listen to him perform 'Hear my Prayer' (Mendelssohn) at the Christmas Concert by clicking here  

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