Biber: the Sorrowful Mysteries

Medium biber 2 thorns web

Sunday 15 March, 5.00 pm

St Swithin’s Church, Clunbury, near Craven Arms, Shropshire SY7 0HG

Following their first Biber concert at St Swithin’s, in December 2018, Nicolette Moonen and Pawel Siwczak perform the second cycle of the Rosary or Mystery sonatas. This cycle is concerned with the death of Christ and the events that surrounded it. Pawel Siwczak will also play organ music by J.P. Sweelinck and Heinrich Scheidemann. The concert will take place in this beautiful parish church, built originally in the twelfth century.

The music

Heinrich Ignaz Franz Biber (1644–1704):
Rosary sonatas – the Sorrowful Mysteries
The Agony in the Garden
The Scourging of Jesus
The Crowning with Thorns
The Carrying of the Cross
The Crucifixion

Jan Pieterszoon Sweelinck (1562–1621):
Mein junges Leben hat ein End

Heinrich Scheidemann (c. 1595–1663):
Pavana Lacrimae

The musicians

(Nicolette Moonen violin, Pawel Siwczak organ)

Booking tickets

To book tickets, telephone Pat Harding (01588 660169), or telephone Christina Whitehead (01588 660424) or email <ajwhitehead@farming.co.uk>.