16 May 2024/20h00/ Germany / Berlin

Vox Luminis joins forces with the German Freiburger Barockorchester. Together, they perform Die Donnerode by Telemann and Bach’s Missa Brevis. Telemann wrote the work in response to the devastating Lisbon earthquake on 1 November 1755, which left no fewer than 60,000 dead. This particularly emotional piece is joined by Johann Sebastian Bach’s first Missa Brevis. The four Missae Breves written by J.S Bach between 1736 and 1739 are shrouded in mystery. Bach recycled the best music from his sacred cantatas, the end result of which are a delight for the ears from beginning to end.


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