Kuhnau Biblical Sonatas

Kuhnau Biblical Sonatas

Performers

Valletta Baroque Festival

Programme

Johann Kuhnau (1660-1722) 

Musicalische Vorstellung einiger biblischer Historien, Leipzig, 1700

(“Musical Representation of several Biblical Stories”) 


Music with narrative texts and commentary by Johann Kuhnau 



Sonata Prima: 

Il Combattimento trà Davide e Goliath

(The fight between David and Goliath)


Sonata Seconda: 

Saul malincolico e trastullato per mezzo della Musica

(The melancholy of Saul assuaged by means of music)


Sonata Terza: 

Il maritaggio di Giacomo

(The wedding of Jacob)


Sonata Sesta: 

La Tomba di Giacob

(The tomb of Jacob)


Interspersed with readings by Jonathan Keates

Mahan Esfahani, harpsichord

Jonathan Keates, narrator

Terms & Conditions
20 January 2023
Location
St Mary of Jesus Church (Ta' Ġieżu), Rabat
Time
12pm
Interval
NA
Duration
1hr
Price
€10 - €30
Audience Level
11+
Other Dates
NA

Valletta Baroque Festival

Kuhnau Biblical Sonatas