Stabat Mater

Medium stabat mater 2017

Saturday 25 March, 7.30 pm

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

In praise of the Virgin Mary: Pergolesi’s setting of the Stabat Mater text, the Concerto Madrigalesco by Vivaldi and one of his Sonatas al Santo Sepolcro, and a Mystery Sonata by Biber

The music

Giovanni Battista Pergolesi (1710–36): ‘Stabat Mater’

Antonio Vivaldi (1678–1741): Concerto Madrigalesco in C minor

Antonio Vivaldi: Sinfonia al Santo Sepolcro in C minor

Heinrich Ignaz Franz Biber (1644–1704): Rosary Sonata 10, ‘The Crucifixion’

The musicians

(Rachel Elliott soprano, Catherine King mezzo soprano, Nicolette Moonen violin, Anna Curzon violin, Rachel Stott viola, Kinga Gáborjáni cello, Pawel Siwczak organ)