Stabat Mater On Good Friday

When:  On 18-Apr-14, at 8 pm
Where:  St Augustine's Catholic Church, Eaton Street, Balmain
 

Sydcon

The Sydney Consort presents an evening of exquisite devotional music composed throughout the years especially for Good Friday.

Caldara’s masterpiece Stabat Mater is the centerpiece of this concert. Written for soprano, alto, tenor and bass with trombones, strings and organ, the poignant arias and the dramatic beauty of this work stems from writing that is heartfelt and distinctly individual.

Also in the programme, music by Charpentier, Biber and Corelli, all performed by some of Sydney’s most respected period musicians.

The programme: 

Marc-Antoine CHARPENTIER: Alma Redemptoris Mater  for 2 sopranos and organ

                                                               Psalm – Dixit Dominus for soprano, alto, tenor and bass

                                                               Salve Regina for soprano, tenor, bass and organ

Henrich Ignaz von BIBER  Rosary Sonata – The Crucifixion for violin & basso continuo

Arcangelo CORELLI  Church Sonata in G Minor for 2 violins and organ

Antonio CALDARA  Stabat Mater for soprano, mezzo–soprano, tenor, bass, 2 sackbuts, strings & basso continuo

The performers:

Belinda Montgomery soprano/Anna Fraser mezzo-soprano/Richard Black tenor/ David Greco bass/ Nick Byrne and Jonathan Ramsay sackbuts/ Stan Kornel baroque violin/ Fiona Ziegler baroque violin, tenor viol/ Monika Kornel chamber organ.

Ticketsat door $35/25 (conc) or online  

Enq: 0416 345 489 or music@sydneyconsort.com.au

 

 

 
Posted on April 5, 2014 @ 1.15
 

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