Ars Antiqua Austria played August 23rd on the opening concert on the Early Music Festival in Utrecht. Muffat’s only surviving mass In labore requies is a typical example of the large-scale vocal and instrumental multichoral composition popular in Salzburg at the time. Together with his ensemble Ars Antiqua Austria the violinist Gunar Letzbor is one of the main champions of Austrian Baroque repertoire, which has so far remained largely unexplored. Besides his orchestra of strings and winds he also brought the St Florian children’s choir – in which the young Bruckner used to sing – to Utrecht for the Festival’s opening concert.
(source: website Festival Oude Muziek)
You can listen back to what has been a magnificent concert: here
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