Ludwigs
Burg
Festival

Heinrich Schütz »Aus tiefer Not schrei ich zu dir«, SWV 235, from: »Becker Psalter«

JOHN HERMANN SCH SCHEIN »O Herr, ich bin dein Knecht«, »Ich lasse dich nicht« and »Die mit Tränen säen«, from: »Fontana d’Israel« (Israelsbrünnlein) & »Erbarm Dich mein, o Herre Gott«, from: »Opella nova – Geistliche Konzerte, Erste Abteilung«

SAMUEL SCHEIDT »Aus tiefer Not schrei ich zu dir«, from: »Geistlicher Concerten IV«

JOHANN HERMANN SCHEIN »Threnus – Ich will schweigen«

SAMUEL SCHEIDT Organ piece

HEINRICH SCHÜTZ »Concert in Form einer teutschen Begräbnis-Missa«, SWV 279, from: »Musicalische Exequien« & «Selig sind die Toten«, SWV 391, from: »Geistliche Chormusik« [Sacred Choral Music]


Voces Suaves

Christina Boner, Sara Jäggi Soprano
Jan Thomer Alto
Richard Resch Tenor
Tobias Wicky Baritone
Davide Benetti Bass
Leonardo Bortolotto Violone

Lorenzo Abate Theorbo
Aki Noda Organ

The »three famous S« – Heinrich Schütz, Johann Hermann Schein and Samuel Scheidt – were considered »the best three composers in Germany during their lifetime«, according to the composer and writer Wolfgang Caspar Prinz. Born in the consecutive years of 1585, 1586 and 1587, the artists, who were also close friends, left their mark on 17th-century music history. The vocal ensemble Voces Suaves has developed a programme highlighting some of the composers’ most well-known works on the occasion of the 350th anniversary of Schütz’ death. Thematically, they revolve around the theme of longing and praise of the divine, and the music is oriented strongly towards the tonal idiom of the Italian madrigal, then considered modern and expressive. These »sacred madrigals« by Schütz and Schein are combined with Scheidt’s vocal and organ music, i.e. polyphonic sacred songs – illustrating the diversity of musical



The concert will be broadcast by Deutschlandfunk Kultur at a later date.


Image © Markus Räber

dates and tickets

Fri

8 Jul

2022

20:00

Karten 25 ⁄ 35 ⁄ 45 € Festspielgäste in Ausbildung 15 €
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