May14 2020 (Thu)
7:00 PM

Festa del Sabbato

Motus Harmonicus

Maisel Synagogue | Classical Music

70 minutes | Available

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Date: May 14, 2020 | 19:00 (Thu)
Venue: Maisel Synagogue
Duration: 70 minutes
Status: Available
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Hear prominent sacred compositions by Jewish composers from the seventeenth and early eighteen centuries

Festa del Sabbato is an original event that highlights prominent sacred compositions by Jewish composers from the seventeenth and early eighteenth centuries performed by the chamber ensemble Motus Harmonicus.

Among the featured works are synagogue compositions by the Italian composers Salomon Rossi (1565–1628) and Benedetto Marcello (1686–1739), and Sephardic songs by Abraham Caceres (1718–1740).

Program: 

  • Salomone Rossi (1565–1628)
    Sinfonia Prima
  • Cristiano Giuseppe Lidarti (1730–1795)
    Bo'i beshalom
  • Salomone Rossi
    Lamnatseah binginot (Psalm 67)
    Sonata Sesta
  • Benedetto Marcello (1686–1739)
    O immacolata pura santa divina legge (Psalm 18)
  • Salomone Rossi
    Sinfonia Terza
    Shir hama'alot (Psalm 128)
    Sinfonia Secunda
  • Abraham de Caceres (1718–1740)
    Beyom tova
  • Salomone Rossi
    Sonata Terza
  • Abraham de Caceres
    Hishki Hizki

Ensemble Motus Harmonicus:

Isabella Shaw (USA) - mezzo-soprano
Melusine de Pas (France) - viola da gamba
Jakub Michl (CZ) - viola da gamba artistic director
Tereza Samsonová (CZ) - theorbo
Jiřina Marešová-Dvořáková (CZ) - positive organ

Important: 

  • No intermission
  • Dress code: casual / smart casual 

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