In the Royal Pontifical Basilica of San Francesco di Paola in Piazza del Plebiscito an extraordinary Stabat Mater version

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An unmissable concert event for the Easter period, the Stabat Mater, a meditation on the suffering of Mary, Mother of Christ, the sacred text of the thirteenth century attributed to Jacopone, rescheduled for Neapolitan Easter in a special version with period instruments.

Monday, March 21 at 19:00 at the Royal and Pontifical Basilica of St. Francis of Paola, at the fourth edition of the European Day of Early Music, Art Area presents the Stabat Mater by Nicola Hall entrusted to the solo voices exceptional Francesco Di Vito – soprano Rosa Montano – mezzosoprano and the Ensemble Baroque the music Chamber of Naples.

Stabat Nicholas Hall, an outstanding teacher of the ‘700 Neapolitan school of Sunni origins, although built as part of the conventions of what was a form-text of sacred music and the Neapolitan school of the eighteenth century, has originality characteristics which make considered among the masterpieces of the genre. The work for two sopranos, strings and basso continuo, is made up of 10 numbers, has five solo arias and five duets and the last ending with a complex built on the run ‘final “Amen”

The concert included in the proposals of the European Day of Early Music (http://earlymusicday.eu/), promoted by REMA, celebrates its the date of March 21, the Early Music and the European musical heritage (http: //www.rema- eemn.net/STABAT-MATER.html?lang=fr&var_mode=calcul).

The concert is a preview of “Convivium Armonico” 2016 concert season now in its fifteenth edition, which this year from April 2 will be divided into several sections and places between “Sounds in the Basilica and Sacred Places” and “Music in the Body of Napoli “at Museum of Piazzetta Nilo, unique and fascinating location in the heart of the historic center of Naples, main place of abundant eighteenth-century musical production, and alternative listening space.

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