Sun, 20 Jun | Sudbury

Virtuoso Voice and Violin: SUFFOLK VILLAGES FESTIVAL

Another fine concert put on by Suffolk Villages Festival featuring Stuart O’Hara (bass baritone) with a parley of instruments – Asuka Sumi on violin, Louise Jameson on bass violin and Peter Holman on chamber organ. Music by Biber, Schütz, Bruhns, Purcell, and more.
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Virtuoso Voice and Violin: SUFFOLK VILLAGES FESTIVAL

Time & Location

20 Jun, 15:00 – 16:00
Sudbury, Market Hill, Sudbury CO10 2EH, UK

About the Event

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A concert of seventeenth-century music exploring the striking combination of bass voice, solo violin and continuo. It features three virtuoso motets, ‘Mein herz ist bereit’ and ‘Salve coelestis pater’ by the north German composers Nicolaus Bruhns and Franz Tunder, and a superb setting of the psalm Nisi Dominus by Heinrich Biber. Stuart O’Hara also sings solos by Schütz and Purcell, while Asuka Sumi plays solo violin music by Heinrich Schmelzer and Thomas Baltzar, as well as Biber’s extraordinary Sonata ‘Representativa Avium’, in which various birds, a frog and cat are heard, as well as an imitation of a military fife and drum.

A one-hour concert, socially distanced and conforming to government guidelines. Allocated seating limited to 70 – prior booking strongly advised.

Tickets: £15 (students £7.50) Booking now open

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