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Bourgie Hall presents

Studio de musique ancienne de Montréal - Des pieds à la tête - Online

Medieval, Renaissance, and Baroque Music

Written for Holy Week, the cycle Membra Jesu Nostri, which Dietrich Buxtehude composed in Lübeck in 1680, consists of seven short cantatas written on spiritual poems attributed to Bernard of Clairvaux, with each one serving as a meditation on the wounds on the different parts of Christ’s crucified body, from the feet to the head. Written for devotional purposes, this work is a masterpiece of Lutheran music: the voices, violins, and violas da gamba come together in a variety of ways and with an expressive intensity that are altogether unique. 

DATES: Live on April 1, 7.00 p.m., and webdiffusion until April 8, 7.30 p.m.

TICKETS : $10 - To buy tickets for the online concert, click here

The SMAM and Bourgie Hall wish to dedicate this concert to the memory of Réjean Poirier, co-founder of the SMAM.

Presented by Bougie Hall in collaboration with the SMAM

April 1 – April 8, 2021


Marie Magistry and Stephanie Manias, soprano
Josée Lalonde, alto
Michiel Schrey, tenor
Normand Richard, bass

Tanya Laperrière, violin and viola d’amore
Guillaume Villeneuve, violin
Susie Napper, viola da gamba
Mélisande Corriveau et Marie-Laurence Primeau, violas
Christophe Gauthier, organ

Andrew McAnerney, direction


The seven cantatas of Buxtehue’s Membra Jesu nostri (BuxWV 75) by Dietrich Buxtehude (1680)

Cantate I, Ad pedes
Cantate II, Ad genua
Cantate III, Ad manus
Cantate IV, Ad latus
Cantate V, Ad pectus
Cantate VI, Ad cor
Cantate VII, Ad faciem


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Claire and Marc Bourgie Pavilion

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1339 Sherbrooke Street West
Montreal, Quebec H3G 1G2

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