Mystery Sonatas

Medium biber 3 pentecost web

Sunday 19 May, 6.30 pm

St Saviour’s Church, Eton Road, South Hampstead, London, NW3 4SU

Nicolette Moonen and Pawel Siwczak play a selection of Biber’s Mystery (or Rosary) Sonatas. Pawel Siwczak will also play organ music by composers of Biber’s time.

The music

Heinrich Ignaz Franz Biber (1644–1704):
From the Joyful Mysteries:
The Annunciation

Dieterich Buxtehude (c. 1637 – 1707):
Chorale prelude upon ‘Wie schön leuchtet der Morgenstern’, BuxWV 223 (organ solo)

Heinrich Ignaz Franz Biber:
From the Joyful Mysteries:
The Presentation in the Temple
From the Sorrowful Mysteries:
The Crucifixion
From the Glorious Mysteries:
The Resurrection

Orlande de Lassus (c.1532 – 1594):
‘Surrexit Pastor Bonus’ (organ solo)

Heinrich Ignaz Franz Biber:
From the Glorious Mysteries:
The Descent of the Holy Ghost
The Coronation of the Virgin

The concert will run for about an hour and will be played without an interval

The musicians

(Nicolette Moonen violin, Pawel Siwczak organ and harpsichord)