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The Path to Salvation

Friday, 29 March, 2024 at 8:15 pm

The Path to Salvation


Muziekgebouw, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Buy Tickets€12.50 - 39

Passiontide and Holy Week inspired the composers of the Renaissance to some of their most expressive and beautiful music. Stile Antico’s programme leads the listener through this turbulent emotional landscape, from the acclamation of the crowd on Palm Sunday to the desolation of Christ abandoned, the agony of the crucifixion, the wonder of the empty tomb, and finally the joy of Easter morning. Many of the finest composers of the period are represented in a selection of music by turns deeply introspective, searingly intense, and thrillingly exuberant, as befits the unfolding story. At the heart of this richly rewarding journey is the quintessential Passiontide work: Allegri’s beloved Miserere, written for Holy Week performance at the Sistine Chapel.

William Byrd: Miserere mei Deus
Thomas WeelkesHosanna to the Son of David
Cristobál de MoralesO sacrum convivium
anon (?Leonora d’Este)Ego sum panis vivus
John SheppardI give you a new commandment
Orlande de LassusTristis est anima mea
Gregorio AllegriMiserere mei

Thomas Tallis: Salvator mundi I
Tomás Luis de VictoriaO vos omnes, Tenebrae factae sunt
John TavernerDum transisset Sabbatum
Claudio MonteverdiAdoramus te Christe
Peter PhilipsEcce vicit Leo
Vicente LusitanoRegina Caeli
Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina: Victimae paschali
Thomas Tomkins: O sing unto the Lord a new Song



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