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Lunalia 2024: Te Deum

19/04/24 — Sint-Romboutskathedraal — 20.15u

Lunalia 2024: the hearts of Europestarts with Marc-Antoine Charpentier’s Te Deum, a composition many of us only know as the Eurovisian theme tune. The Belgian young ensemble Musica Gloria gives the composition the rendition it deserves. They will combine the piece with works of Swedish composer Gustav Düben and Czech master Pavel Vejvanovsky. Thus melting all European hearts.

Henry Purcell (1659-1695)
‘Hear my prayer, O Lord’, Z.15 (ca. 1682)

Pavel Josef Vejvanovsky (~1639-1693)
Sonata prima á 5, IV/70 (1666)

Marc-Antoine Charpentier (1643-1704)
Te Deum, H.146 (ca. 1688)

Gustaf Düben (~1629-1690)
Bröllop-Sång (ca. 1690)

Henry Purcell (1659-1695)
Celestial Music Did the Gods Inspire, Z.322 (1689)
Joseph Farrer (?)
¡A la fiesta, a la gala, vengan! (1683)

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
Gott ist mein König, BWV 71 (1708)

Lunalia 2024: the hearts of Europe

Europe has many hearts. During Lunalia 2024, you can come and listen to these hearts beating in Mechelen With a focus on Central Europe and a special place in our hearts for the Czech music scene. Find the entire programming here!