Biber: the Sorrowful Mysteries

Medium biber 2 thorns web

Sunday 29 March, 5.00 pm

The Octagon Chapel, Colegate, Norwich NR3 1BN

Nicolette Moonen and Pawel Siwczak perform the second cycle of H.I.F. Biber’s 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.

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):
Pavana Lacrimae
Mein junges Leben hat ein End

The musicians

(Nicolette Moonen violin, Pawel Siwczak organ)