- Format: Blu-ray
- Release Date: 3/26/2013
This 2012 recording of the most wide spread oratorio by J.S. Bach features Hungarian conductor Iv+fn Fischer with the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra in Amsterdam. Fischer's believes the double choir is the essential musical aspect: "You can't do the St. Matthew in an unreligious way. The only approach is from a deep, universally religious feeling".