Friday 5 May 2017 10:00PM


Biber, Buxtehude, Schmelzer and Kühnel

Additional notes

Please note the starting time is 10:00pm

Change of Running Order
The running order for the above concert has changed and will now be as listed below


  • Arcangelo
  • Jonathan Cohen harpsichord
  • Sophie Gent violin
  • Jonathan Manson viola da gamba
  • Thomas Dunford lute

Music by two outstanding Austrian composers, Heinrich Ignaz Franz von Biber and Johann Heinrich Schmelzer, sets the mood for the first of this season’s Wigmore Lates.

Jonathan Cohen and Arcangelo’s programme explores the powerful rhetoric of their violin sonatas together with other thrilling instrumental works from the seventeenth century.

  • Heinrich Biber (1644-1704)
      • Mystery Sonatas
        • Sonata No. 1 in D minor 'The Annunciation'
  • Dietrich Buxtehude (c.1637-1707)
        • Trio Sonata in A minor BuxWV272
  • Johann Heinrich Schmelzer (c.1620-1680)
      • Sonatae Unarum Fidium
        • Sonata No. 3 in G minor
  • August Kühnel (1645-1700)
        • Sonata No. 7 in G major
  • Johann Heinrich Schmelzer
      • Sonatae Unarum Fidium
        • Sonata No. 4 in D major
  • Heinrich Biber
        • Sonata No. 6 in C minor C143

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