Place
Church of St. Catherine of Alexandria
Augustiańska 7

Programme:

In monte Oliveti

Mikołaj Zieleński

In monte Oliveti

Tarquinio Merula

Toccata (organo solo)

Mikołaj Zieleński

Vox in Rama

Per signum Crucis (in festo Inventionis Sanctae Crucis)

Asprilio Pacelli

Media nocte

Bartłomiej Pękiel

Audite mortales

Mikołaj Zieleński

Terra tremuit et quievit

Angelus Domini descendit de caelo

Adoramus te Christe

Claudio Monteverdi

Adoramus te Christe

Tarquinio Merula

Toccata (organo solo)

Asprilio Pacelli

Christus resurgens

Bartłomiej Pękiel

Dulcis amor Jesu

Mikołaj Zieleński

Magnificat

 

At the turn of the 16th and 17th centuries, the musical ties and connections between Poland and Italy were extremely strong. Composers from Italy enjoyed great popularity at the courts of Krakow and Warsaw, while the works of Mikołaj Zieleński were published in Venice, which kickstarted their circulation throughout Europe. The Italian style – particularly vocal concerts, sophisticated polyphonic madrigals and the special acoustic effects of the unique polychoral style from La Serenissima, the Republic of Venice – dominated the works of Polish composers. The choir, the sounds of wind instruments complementing the vocals, concert parts and a solid foundation of basso continuo – Capella Cracoviensis led by Jan Tomasz Adamus will once again showcase these often forgotten Polish-Italian relations in all their splendour.

 

Artists:

Capella Cracoviensis – ensemble & choir 
Jan Tomasz Adamus – conductor