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Thu, 29 Sept


Beverley Minster Quire


David de Winter, tenor and Endelienta Baroque Schütz: Cantabo Domino, Ich will den Herren, Der Herr ist gross Music by Buxtehude, Schein and Froberger

Time & Location

29 Sept 2022, 14:30

Beverley Minster Quire, 38 Highgate, Beverley HU17 0DN, UK

About the event

To commemorate the 350th anniversary of the death of Heinrich Schütz, period instrument ensemble Endelienta Baroque have collaborated with tenor David de Winter to create a programme of solo vocal works that reflects the profound influence the composer had on the music of seventeenth-century Germany. Often named as the greatest German composer before Bach, Schütz synthesised Italianate styles with the music of his immediate German predecessors to create a musical language that was well-crafted yet candidly simple, virtuosic yet direct and striking. This programme revels in celebratory, praise-giving sacred vocal works by Schütz and gives voice to his often-neglected contemporaries and immediate successors, exploring the common threads that established Schütz’s legacy as the father of German vocal music. A wonderful sound-world to enjoy in the spectacular setting of Beverley Minster’s Quire.

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