Pergolesi Stabat Mater: Palm Sunday

Pergolesi’s ‘Stabat Mater’ will be performed at St Giles’ church on Sunday 10 April at 6:30pm.

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Composed by Giovanni Battista Pergolesi in 1736 in the final weeks of Pergolesi’s life. It is scored for soprano and alto soloists, violin I and II, viola and basso continuo (cello and organ).

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The work was composed for a Neapolitan confraternity, the Confraternita dei Cavalieri di San Luigi di Palazzo and is one of Pergolesi’s most celebrated sacred works, achieving great popularity after the composer’s death.

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