Esta obra é construída a partir dos textos da Paixão do Evangelho de S. João. A não perder!
"Since he left Estonia in 1980, Arvo Pärt concentrated on creating a new musical language and on the composition of works based on religious texts which have been incorporated in the standard repertories of choirs all around the world. Hillier is a dedicated performer of Arvo Pärt’s music and has developed a narrow and extensive cooperation with the composer. Passio is based on St John’s Gospel."