The English Concert at Kings Place: Biber’s Rosary Sonatas

Otherwise known as the ‘Mystery’ sonatas because of the enigmatic woodcarvings that adorn the manuscripts, Biber’s Rosary Sonatas are the perfect showcase for our principal violinists.

The English Concert
Nadja Zwiener violin
Tuomo Suni violin
Emilia Benjamin viola da gamba
Tom Foster harpsichord/organ

Corelli Trio sonata in F Op. 3, No. 1
Matteis Prelude for solo violin in A
Biber ‘The Annunciation’, Sonata No. 1 in D minor from Rosary Sonatas
Purcell Trio sonata No. 3 in D minor Z. 792
Biber Partita VI in D major from Harmonia Artificiosa
Simpson Division for viola da gamba in E minor
Purcell Sonata No. 3 in D minor Z. 792
Biber ‘The Nativity’, Sonata No. 3 in B minor from Rosary Sonatas
Rosenmüller Sonata No. 2 in E minor
Corelli Trio Sonata in A Op. 3, No. 12