Stabat Mater

Medium stabat mater 2013

Saturday 9 March, 8.15 pm

St John’s Downshire Hill, Hampstead, London NW3 1NU

In praise of the Virgin Mary: Pergolesi’s setting of the Stabat Mater text, and Mystery Sonatas by Biber

The music

‘Stabat Mater’ plainchant
Giovanni Batista Pergolesi (1710–36): ‘Stabat Mater’
Heinrich Ignaz Franz Biber (1644–1704): Sonata 7, ‘The scourging at the pillar’
Heinrich Ignaz Franz Biber: Sonata 9, ‘The carrying of the Cross’

The musicians

(Rachel Elliott soprano, Sally Bruce-Payne alto, Nicolette Moonen violin, Anna Curzon violin, Rachel Stott viola, Kinga Gáborjáni cello, Lynda Sayce theorbo, Pawel Siwczak organ)