BEMP is offering two concerts of early to mid C17th century German Baroque music over the Bank Holiday weekend, encompassing two ends of the musical spectrum in scale.
In the second event, on Bank Holiday Monday, BEMP is very pleased to be offering a large scale programme, GRAND BAROQUE III, which explores just some of the music coming out of Germany in the decades before J S Bach was on the scene at the Thomaskirche in Leipzig. In this programme the choral music of Rosenmüller and Schelle will be given much deserved performance in the spacious acoustic of Exeter Cathedral.
The BEMP choir under their principal director JanJoost van Elburg will present Rosenmüller ‘s Magnificat and Dixit Dominus together with Schelle’s Lobe den Herrn and Vom Himmel Kam der Engel schar interspersed with instrumental interludes from each of the performing ensembles .
The choir will be working with a veritable ‘who’s who’ of internationally renowned early music specialists, including the Monteverdi String Band, the English Cornett and Sackbut Ensemble, trumpets, timpani, full bass continuo and eight soloists invited from the country’s top vocal ensembles including the Tallis Scholars, the Sixteen, Gabrieli Consort, Orlando Consort, Tenebrae, Musica Secreta, Stile Antico etc…..
Tickets available from Taunton Visitor Centre and Exeter Cathedral Box Office
£28 & £19 reserved Nave, (£12 unreserved Side Aisle tickets available from the Cathedral)