Artists

Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin
Sonia Prina

Alto

Program

Concerto grosso in F Major Op. 6/2 HWV 320

Il pianto di Maria, Cantata for Alto, Strings and Basso continuo

Widerstehe doch der Sünde BWV 54, Cantata for Alto, Strings and Basso continuo

Concerto grosso in E flat Major Op. 7/6 "Il pianto d'Arianna"

Longe mala, umbrae, terrores, Motett RV 629 for Alto, two Violins, Viola, and Basso continuo

Approximate running time: 1h 45m with one intermission

Italian contralto Sonia Prina joins the Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin in a program of sacred solo cantatas and motets as well as instrumental works by Baroque masters. Prina will sing music by J.S. Bach, Vivaldi, and Giovanni Batista Ferrandini’s Il Pianto di Maria, while the Akademie performs a Handel concerto and Pietro Locatelli’s Concerto grosso “Il Pianto d’Arianna.”