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St Vitus Church, Loeningen

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Gelbrink 3
Löningen, 49624 Germany

August 2021

Bremen Musikfest – Davide Penitente

August 31 @ 8:00 pm - 9:15 pm
St Vitus Church, Loeningen, Gelbrink 3
Löningen, 49624 Germany
€18 – €35

When in 1785 the Wiener Tonkünstlersozietät, a pension fund for the widows and orphans of professional musicians, asked Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart for a choral work for their benefit concerts, the composer used a trick that was quite common at the time: he placed the Kyrie and Gloria of his unfinished mass in c -Moll with additionally composed arias and an underlaid Italian text for the cantata "Davide penitente" (The penitent David). It is possible that Mozart induced a reform of Emperor…

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