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Verden Cathedral

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Lugenstein 10-12
Verden, 27283 Germany

September 2021

Bremen Musikfest – Große messe in c-Moll

September 1 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Verden Cathedral, Lugenstein 10-12
Verden, 27283 Germany
€12 – €50

With its large polyphonic choirs and its long virtuosic solo arias, the Great Mass in C minor, written in 1782, surpassed Mozart’s earlier sacred compositions in scope. Nowadays it is considered one of the greatest mass settings in the history of European music, even though it remained unfinished, like the composer’s requiem. There is still a good deal of speculation as to why this is, but Mozart later reused large parts of the music in his cantata “Davide penitente”. Rather…

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