Misteria Paschalia is one of the most important Early Music festivals in Europe, organised by the Krakow Festival Office during each Holy Week and Easter since 2004. The outbreak of the coronavirus has made experiencing this event in its usual formula - with live music - impossible this year. The team of the Krakow Festival Office, however, made sure that tradition is fulfilled and, thus, invites you to the 17th edition of the Misteria Paschalia Festival which will take place on April 5-13, 2020 on a completely new bassis, namely online. All concerts only at ours Facebook profile



MISTERIA PASCHALIA 2.0 - PROGRAMME

PALM SUNDAY (April 5, 2020)

Son of England

March 31, 2018, 20.30
ICE Krakow Congress Centre, Krzysztof Penderecki Hall

Henry Purcell Welcome to all the pleasures Z. 339
Jeremiah Clarke Ode on the death of Henry Purcell
Henry Purcell Funeral sentences for the death of Queen Mary II Z. 860

Emmanuelle de Negri – soprano
Leandro Marziotte – alto
Zachary Wilder – tenor
Victor Sicard – bass
Les Cris de Paris – Geoffroy Jourdain
Le Poème Harmonique
Vincent Dumestre – conductor

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HOLY MONDAY (April 6, 2020)

Selva morale e spirituale

April 10, 2017, 20.00
Church of St. Catherine of Alexandria

Claudio Monteverdi Toccata
Andrea Falconieri Batalla de Barabasso yerno de Satanas
Dixit Dominus (anon.)
Claudio Monteverdi Dixit Dominus
Annibale Gregori Mai non disciolgasi (ciaccona)
Claudio Monteverdi
• Gloria
• Crucifixus
• Salve Regina
Giovanni Gabrieli Canzon à 12
Claudio Monteverdi / Aquilino Coppini O gloriose martyr
Claudio Monteverdi Magnificat

Deborah Cachet – soprano
Eva Zaïcik – mezzo-soprano
Jean-François Lombard – countertenor
Cyril Auvity – tenor
Sébasstien Obrecht – tenor
Geoffroy Buffière – bass
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Le Poème Harmonique
Vincent Dumestre – conductor

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HOLY TUESDAY (April 7, 2020)

Il terremoto

April 12, 2017, 20.00
Church of St. Catherine of Alexandria

Antonio Draghi Il terremoto

Maria: Léa Trommenschlager – sopranoo
Magdalena: Claire Lefilliâtre – sopranoo
Saint John: Jeffrey Thompson – tenor
Skribe: Dominique Visse – countertenor
Pharisee: Emmanuel Vistorky – bass
Centurion: Victor Sicard – baritone
Light of faith: Anna Zawisza – soprano
Light of science: Helena Poczykowska – alto
Marta Wróblewska – soprano
Marcin Liweń – alto
Piotr Gałek – tenor
Andrzej Marusiak – tenor
Andrzej Zawisza – bass
Michał Dembiński – bass
Alexandra Rübner – actress
Arte dei Suonatori
Le Poème Harmonique
Vincent Dumestre – conductor

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HOLY WEDNESDAY (April 8, 2020)

Messe des morts

April 11, 2017, 20.00
Corpus Christi Basilica


Henry Du Mont Super flumina Babylonis
Michel Corrette Carillon des morts
Jean Gilles Messe des morts

Caroline Weynants – soprano
Clément Debieuvre – haute-contre
Davy Cornillot – tenor
Lisandro Abadie – bass
Capella Cracoviensis Choir
Capriccio Stravagante Les 24 Violons
Skip Sempé – conductor

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MAUNDY THURSDAY (April 9, 2020)

Miserere mei, Deus

April 18, 2019, 20.00
ICE Krakow Congress Centre, Theatre Hall

Antonio Vivaldi Credo RV 591
Leonardo Leo Miserere mei, Deus
Giovanni Bononcini Stabat Mater

Sonia Tedla – soprano
Enrico Torre – alto
Luca Cervoni – tenor
Salvo Vitale – bass
Chór Polskiego Radia
Maria Piotrowska-Bogalecka – choir conductor
Concerto Italiano
Rinaldo Alessandrini – conductor

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HOLY FRIDAY (April 10, 2020)

Tristes erant Apostoli

April 19, 2019, 20.00
ICE Krakow Congress Centre, Krzysztof Penderecki Hall

Antonio Nola Tristes erant Apostoli
Pietro Marchitelli Concerto grosso no. 11 in La minore
Antonio Nola
• Homo et Angelus
• Ecce nunc benedicite
• Stabat Mater
• Sacramento laudes
• Ecce nunc benedicite

Leslie Visco – soprano
Anna Zawisza – soprano
Marta Fumagalli – alto
Alessio Tosi – tenor
Giuseppe Naviglio – bass
Cappella Neapolitana
Antonio Florio – conductor

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HOLY SATURDAY (April 11, 2020)

Lu Cuntu de la Passiuni

April 20, 2019, 20.00
„Wieliczka” Salt Mine, St. Kinga’s Chapel

Chi è devoto (anon.)
Tarantella della Passione (anon.)
Passacaglio della ore de la Passiuni (anon.)
Si partìla Madonna (anon.)
Gagliarda del Principe (Carlo Gesualdo da Venosa)
Passioni Nostro Signuri (anon.)
Canzona a morto / Sonata dopo la canzone (anon.)
La morte di Gesù (anon.)
Stava a piè della Croce (anon.)
Tarantella (anon.)
Stabat Mater di Santo Stefano di Camastra (trad.)
Misericordes sicut Pater
Madonna de la Grazia

Pino De Vittorio – tenor, chitarra battente
Laboratorio ‘600

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EASTER SUNDAY (April 12, 2020)

Samson

April 1, 2018, 20.00
ICE Krakow Congress Centre, Krzysztof Penderecki Hall

George Frideric Handel Samson HWV 57

Samson: James Way – tenor
Dalila, żona Samsona: Eleanor Dennis – soprano
Micah, przyjaciel Samsona: Caitlin Hulcup – mezzosoprano
Izraelitka: Fflur Wyn – soprano
Manoach, ojciec Samsona: Matthew Brook – bass
Harapha, siłacz: Vitali Rozynko – bass
Izraelita: Hugo Hymas – tenor
Filistynka, służąca Dalili: Charlotte Ashley – soprano
Chór Polskiego Radia
Dunedin Consort
John Butt – conductor

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EASTER SUNDAY (April 13, 2020)

Purcell & Handel: Arias & Odes

April 2, 2018, 20.00
ICE Krakow Congress Centre, Krzysztof Penderecki Hall

Henry Purcell
• Come, ye sons of art – Overture (Ode for Queen Mary’s birthday Z. 323)
• The Queen’s Epicedium Z. 383
• Evening Hymn Z. 193
• Music for a while Z. 583
George Frideric Handel
• Concerto grosso op. 6 nr 4 a-moll HWV 322
• Waft her, Angels through the Skies (aria, Jephtha HWV 70)
• As steals the morn (duet, L’Allegro, il Penseroso ed il Moderato HWV 55)
George Frideric Handel Ode for St. Cecilia’s Day

Ian Bostridge – tenor
Fflur Wyn – soprano
Chór Polskiego Radia
Maria Piotrowska-Bogalecka – choir conductor
Dunedin Consort
John Butt – conductor

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 MISTERIA PASCHALIA 2.0 IN POLSKIE RADIO PROGRAM 2