The dates of the Concert at the Basilica dei Frari

Special guests in the Basilica dei Frari on December 26, 2018 at 16.00 for the Christmas concert, are the Ars Nova choir and the Ars Nova orchestra conducted by maestro Marco Paladin who will perform the Coronation Mass composdes by W.A. Mozart for organ, solo, orchestra and choir. For the New Year’s concert, on 6 January 2019 at 16.00, the  Vocal Skyline directed by Marco Toso Borella will present suggestive Spiritual melodies and the Gospel songs. Free admission while seats last.

The Chapel Choir of the Papal Basilica of St. Francis in Assisi in concert at Frari

On the occasion of the 500th anniversary of the Titian’s Assunta (The Assumption of the Virgin), The Chapel Choir of the Papal Basilica of StFrancis in Assisi will celebrate the event with a choral concert on October 6th 2018 at 8.30pm in the Basilica S.Maria Gloriosa dei Frari. “ASSUMPTA EST MARIA” is the title of the concert that will present the compositions of the most important Chapel Masters of the Franciscan Order of the Friars Minor Conventual (some of which, like fr. Giuseppe Paolucci, were directors of the Chapel Choir in the Basilica of the Frari in Venice). The Franciscan conventual, Fr. Giuseppe Magrino, is the actual Chapel Master of the Chapel Choir in Assisi An extraordinary concert for the excellent quality of the choir and for the original proposed repertoire.

The day after, Sunday 7 October, the choir of the Papal Chapel of the Basilica of Assisi will sing during the Holy Mass in Basilica dei Frari at 12.00.

Ingresso libero/Free admission

Eugenio Becchetti, organo
Ermanno Vallini, violoncello
p. Giuseppe Magrino OFM Conv, direttore

Programma
p. Alessandro Borroni (1820 – 1896)
Adoramus te, Christe, Antifona a tre voci maschili a cappella

p. Giuseppe Paolucci (1726 – 1776)
Salve Sancte Pater, Antifona a doppio coro e b.c.

p. Francesco M. Benedetti (1683 – 1746)
Inviolata, Antifona a quattro voci e b.c.

p. Francesco M. Zuccari, (1694 – 1788)
Alma Redemptoris Mater, Antifona a quattro voci e b.c.

Anonimo del XIX sec.
Stabat Mater, Sequenza per Soli, Coro a quattro voci miste e b.c.

Laura Cannelli, soprano –  Ester Ferraro, contralto – Carlo Montanari, tenore – Michele Fumanti, basso

p. Antonio M. Musilli (1792 – 1880)
Eram quasi agnus, Responsorio a quattro voci miste a cappella
Plange quasi virgo, Responsorio a quattro voci miste a cappella
O vos omnes, Responsorio a quattro voci miste a cappella

p. Giuseppe Paolucci, (1726 – 1776)
Victimæ Paschali laudes, Sequenza per Soli, Coro a quattro voci e b.c.

Letizia Pellegrino, soprano – Giulia Maccabei, contralto – Carlo Montanari, tenore – Daniel Bastos, basso

p. Antonio M. Amone, (1768 – 1848)
Assumpta est Maria,  Offertorio a tre voci e b.c.

Maryna Oksenyuk,canto – Francesco Gioia, tenore – Daniele Bonacci, basso

p. Antonio M. Musilli, (1792 – 1880)
Tota pulchra, Antifona a tre voci maschili e b.c.

p. Sisto Reina (1623 – 1664)
Regina cælitum, Litania a quattro voci miste e b.c.

p. Alessandro Borroni (1820 – 1896)
Tota pulchra, Antifona