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Pergolesi Stabat Mater

16 April, 2022 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

The Stabat Mater is a medieval Latin hymn which depicts the suffering of the Virgin Mary at the Crucifixion.  

This tender, melodic, and at times operatic, setting of the text by Giovanni Pergolesi (1710-1736) for Soprano and Mezzo-soprano soloists is believed to have been written shortly before his death. 

Performed by Helly Summerly (Soprano) and Anna Boucher (Mezzo-soprano), with string quintet and harpsichord accompaniment, directed by Sam Laughton. A short pre-performance talk on the origins of the music will be given by Professor Jeremy Summerly.

Free entry with a retiring collection. All are welcome.

St Luke’s

Sydney Street
London SW3 6NH
Telephone: 020 7351 7365

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