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2

 February

Matthäuskantorei

Sun 2nd February 2020, 5 pm
St. Matthew’s Church Lucerne (Switzerland)

 

EVENSONG
JACKSON: RESPONSES
LEIGHTON: MAG&NUNC


Matthäuskantorei
Stephen Smith, Conductor

KIRCHENMUSIK MATTHÄUS

 

19

 January

Matthäuskantorei

Sun 19th January 2020, 10 am
St. Matthew’s Church Lucerne (Switzerland)

 

SERVICE FOR THE UNITED CHURCHES
HOWARD GOODALL: THE LORD IS MY SHEPHERD
KEVIN RIEHLE: THE CALL
STEPHEN CARACCIOLO: ADORO TE DEVOTE
BOB CHILCOTT: SO LIEBT GOTT DIE WELT
ANDREW CARTER: HOLY SPIRIT TRUTH DIVINE


Matthäuskantorei Lucerne
Choir of the Collegiate Church of St. Leodegar

Stephen Smith, Conductor


KIRCHENMUSIK MATTHÄUS

26
29
30

 December

1
2
3
5

 January

Ensemble Corund

Thu 26th December 2019, 2 pm, KKL Lucerne
Sun 29th December 2019, 7.30 pm, Waldhaus Flims
Mon 30th December 2019, 8 pm, Ref. Church Scuol
Wed 1st January 2020, 5.30 pm, Evang. Church Arosa
Thur 2nd Januar 2020, 5 pm, Theater Chur
Fri 3rd January 2020, 7 pm, Dom. Klosterkirche Ilanz
Sun 5th January 2020, 5 pm, Aula Magna, Fribourg
 

WINTER TOUR WITH THE
KAMMERPHILHARMONIE GRAUBÜNDEN


LUDWIG VAN BEETHOVEN: 
SINFONY NR. 2 IN D
ENGLISH CHRISTMAS CAROLS

Ensemble Corund
Kammerphilharmonie Graubünden
Stephen Smith, Conductor

CORUND CONCERTS

KAMMERPHILHARMONIE GRAUBÜNDEN

12
15

December

Ensemble Corund + LSO

Thu 12th December 2019, 7 pm
Sun 15th December 2019, 11 am
KKL Lucerne

 

GEORG FRIEDRICH HANDEL
THE MESSIAH

Ensemble Corund
Luzerner Sinfonieorchester
Stephen Smith, Chorus Master
Jonathan Cohen, Conductor


LUZERNER SINFONIEORCHESTER

14

December

Matthäuskantorei

Sun 14th December 2019, 5.15 pm
St. Matthew’s Church Lucerne (Switzerland)

 

CHRISTMAS CONCERT

Matthäuskantorei Lucerne
Stephen Smith, Conductor


KIRCHENMUSIK MATTHÄUS

1

December

Matthäuskantorei

Sun 1st December 2019, 5 pm
St. Matthew’s Church Lucerne (Switzerland)

 

EVENSONG FOR THE 1. ADVENT

R. SHEPHARD: RESPONSES
BYRD: MAGNIFICAT & NUNC DIMITTIS 2ND SERVICE

J.S.BACH: NUN KOMM DER HEIDEN HEILAND, BWV 61

Matthäuskantorei Lucerne
Stephen Smith, Conductor


KIRCHENMUSIK MATTHÄUS

14

November

Philharmonic Orchestra of Sibiu

Thu 14th November 2019,  7 pm
Sala Thalia Sibiu (Romania)

 

WOLFGANG AMADEUS MOZART
REQUIEM IN D-MINOR, KV 626

 

The Transylvania State Philharmonic Choir 
Philharmonic Orchestra of Sibiu
Stephen Smith, Leitung


PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA SIBIU

10

November

Matthäuskantorei

Sun 10th November 2019, 10 am
St. Matthew’s Church Lucerne (Switzerland)

 

CANTATA
J.S. BACH: HERR, GEHE NICHT INS GERICHT MIT DEINEM KNECHT, BWV 105

Matthäuskantorei Luzern
Solisten der Matthäuskantorei
Corund Baroque Orchestra
Stephen Smith, Organ and Direction 


KIRCHENMUSIK MATTHÄUS

1

November

Matthäuskantorei

Sun 1st November 2019, 5 pm
Collegiate Church St. Leodegar, Lucerne (Switzerland)

 

EVENSONG

SHEPHARD: PRECES & RESPONSES

EDWARD W. NAYLOR: MAG & NUNC IN A
HUBERT PARRY: THERE IS AN OLD BELIEF,
                         NEVER  WEATHER-BEATEN SAIL

Matthäuskantorei Lucerne
Stephen Smith, Conductor


KIRCHENMUSIK MATTHÄUS

20

October

Matthäuskantorei

Sun 20th October 2019, 10 am
St. Matthew’s Church Lucerne (Switzerland)

 

CANTATA FOR THE 18TH SUNDAY AFTER TRINITATIS
J.S. BACH: GOTT SOLL ALLEIN MEIN HERZE HABEN, BWV 169

 

Carmen Würsch, Alto
Corund Baroque Orchestra
Stephen Smith, Organ and Direction 


KIRCHENMUSIK MATTHÄUS

21

September

Matthäuskantorei

Sat 21st September 2019, 7 pm

St. Matthew’s Church Lucerne (Switzerland)

 

AUTUMN CONCERT ‘SONGS OF FAREWELL’ 

 

Matthäuskantorei
Freddie James, Organ
Stephen Smith, Conductor


KIRCHENMUSIK MATTHÄUS

1

September

Ensemble Corund

Sun 1st September 2019, 10 am

St. Matthew’s Church Lucerne (Switzerland)

 

LUCERNE FESTIVAL – SERVICE
MUSIC FROM MENDELSSOHN’S ELIJAH

Ensemble Corund
Georg Commerell, Organ
Stephen Smith, Conductor


KIRCHENMUSIK MATTHÄUS

5

August

Matthäuskantorei

Mon 5th – Sun 11th August 2019
York Minster England

Choir of St. Matthew’s Church Lucerne (Switzerland)

 

CHORAL RESIDENCY: DAILY EVENSONGS IN YORK MINSTER 

Responses: Richard Shepard
Psalms: 27, 72, 37, 49, 53, 54, 115, 108
Magnificat & Nunc dimittis:
George Dyson (C minor)
William Byrd (2nd service)
Henry Purcell (G minor)
Heinrich Schütz
Felix Mendelssohn
E. W. Naylor (A major)
Te Deum: Orlando Gibbons
Jubilate: Benjamin Rogers
Anthems:
R.R. Bennet: A good night
Ivo Antognini: O nata lux
Ned Rorem: Sing, my soul, his wondrous love
Stephen Paulus: Pilgrim’s Hymn
Johannes Brahms: Wie lieblich sind deine Wohnungen
Yves Castagnet: O salutaris hostia
Larry Fleming (arr.): Give me Jesus (Spiritual)
Hubert Parry: There is an Old Belief
Messe: R. V. Williams

Matthäuskantorei
Stephen Smith, Guest Conductor

YORK MINSTER

9

July

 

Ensemble Corund

Tue 9th July 2019, 8 pm
Berne Minster (Switzerland)

(7.15 pm program introduction by Stephen Smith)

 

MÜNSTERTOUR: MUSIC OF A ROYAL CHURCH

Herbert Howells (1892-1983): Psalm Prelude for Organ, op. 32, No. 2
John Taverner
 (ca. 1490-1545): The „Western Wind“ Mass (without Agnus Dei)
Thomas Tallis (ca. 1505-1585): If ye love me, O nata lux
Richard Farrant (+ 1581): Hyde not thou thy face, Lord, for thy tender mercy’s sake
Thomas Tomkins (1572-1656): When David heard
John Sheppard (ca. 1515-ca. 1559): The Lord’s Prayer
William Byrd (1543-1623): Miserere mei, Ave verum, Haec dies
Tarik O’Regan (geb. 1978) «Colimaçon» for Organ (Die Spirale, 1999)

Gabriela Bürgler and Sara Jäggi, Soprano 
Ursina Patzen and Victor de Souza, Alto/Countertenor 
Zacharie Fogal and Tiago Oliveira, Tenor
Jonathan Sells and Thomas Trolldernier, Bass

Stephen Smith, Conductor and Organ

VEREIN ABENDMUSIKEN IM BERNER MÜNSTER

29

June

Ensemble Corund

Sat 29th June 2019, 7.30 pm
Stuttgart Collegiate Church (Germany)

 

MÜNSTERTOUR: MUSIC OF A ROYAL CHURCH

John Taverner (ca. 1490-1545): The „Western Wind“ Mass: Gloria
Thomas Tallis (ca. 1505-1585): If ye love me
Richard Farrant (+ 1581): Lord, for thy tender mercy’s sake
Robert Parsons (ca. 1530-1570): Ave Maria
Thomas Tomkins (1572-1656): When David heard
William Byrd (1543-1623): Ave verum, Haec dies

Ensemble Corund
Stephen Smith, Conductor 

CHORNACHT INTERNATIONAL

29

June

Ensemble Corund

Sat 29th June 2019, 4 pm
Schlosskirche Stuttgart (Germany)

 

BENJAMIN BRITTEN (1913-1976): A HYMN TO THE VIRGIN
HERBERT HOWELLS (1892-1983) SING LULLABY

DAVID LANG (*1957): THE LITTLE MATCH GIRL PASSION

 

Ensemble Corund
Stephen Smith, Conductor 

STIFTSMUSIK STUTTGART

27

June

Ensemble Corund

Thur 27th June 2019, 8 pm
Köln (Germany)

 

DAVID LANG: THE LITTLE MATCH GIRL PASSION

 

Ensemble Corund
Stephen Smith, Conductor 

ROMANISCHER SOMMER KÖLN

23

June

Ensemble Corund

Sun 23th June 2019, 5 pm
St. Urban Monastery (Switzerland)


MÜNSTERTOUR: MUSIC OF A ROYAL CHURCH
JOHN TAVERNER: THE ‘WESTERN WIND’ MASS
AND MUSIC BY TOMKINS, BYRD, TALLIS, PARSONS

Ensemble Corund
Stephen Smith, Conductor 


CORUND CONCERTS

9

June

Cantata on Pentecost

Sun 9th June 2019, 10 am
St. Matthew’s Church Lucerne (Switzerland)

 

JOHANN SEBASTIAN BACH
CANTATA  ‘ALSO HAT GOTT DIE WELT GELIEBT’, BWV 68


Matthäuskantorei
Soloists of the Matthäuskantorei
Corund Baroque Orchestra
Stephen Smith, Conductor


KIRCHENMUSIK MATTHÄUS

30

May

Cantata on Ascension

Thursday 30th May 2019, 10 am
St. Matthew’s Church Lucerne (Switzerland)

 

JOHANN SEBASTIAN BACH
CANTATA ‘AUF CHRISTI HIMMELFAHRT ALLEIN’, BWV 128


Matthäuskantorei
Soloists of the Matthäuskantorei
Corund Baroque Orchestra
Stephen Smith, Conductor


KIRCHENMUSIK MATTHÄUS

16
17
18

May

Corund Baroque Orchestra

Thu 16th May 2019, 7 pm
Dom St. Blasien (Germany)

Fri 17th May 2019, 8 pm
Martinskirche Müllheim (Germany)

Sat 18th May 2019, 8 pm
St. Matthew’s Church Lucerne (Switzerland) 

 

JOHANN SEBASTIAN BACH: OUVERTURE IN C MAJOR, BWV 1066
JOHANN SEBASTIAN BACH: CONCERTO FOR OBOE D’AMORE IN A MAJOR, BWV 1055
JOHANN SEBASTIAN BACH: CONCERTO FOR HARPSICHORD IN D MAJOR, BWV 1054 
JOHANN SEBASTIAN BACH: CONCERTO FOR VIOLIN AND OBOE IN C MINOR, BWV 1060A

 

Andrea Bischoff, Oboe, Oboe d’amore
Igor Karsko, Concertmaster
Corund Baroque Orchestra
Stephen Smith, Harpsichord & Conductor 


CORUND CONCERTS

12

May

Matthäuskantorei

Mothersday 12th May 2019, 10 am
St. Matthew’s Church Lucerne (Switzerland)

 

SERVICE WITH VOCAL MUSIC
HAROLD DARKE: MASS IN F


Matthäuskantorei
Stephen Smith, Conductor


KIRCHENMUSIK MATTHÄUS

11

May

Ensemble Corund

Sat 11th May 2019, 8.15 pm
Einsiedeln Monastery (Switzerland)

MÜNSTERTOUR: MUSIC OF A ROYAL CHURCH
JOHN TAVERNER: THE ‘WESTERN WIND’ MASS
AND MUSIC BY TOMKINS, BYRD, TALLIS


Ensemble Corund
Stephen Smith, Conductor 


CORUND CONCERTS

10

May

Ensemble Corund

Fry 10th May 2019, 11.30 am

Institut for Art Education – Vortragssaal, Zürich

 

WÖLFLI — AS PART OF THE SYMPOSIUM

“ROHE KUNST?” 

ART OUTSIDE THE ART BUSINESS
“EXTRAORDINAIRE! 
UNKNOWN WORKS FROM PSYCHIATRIC INSTITUTIONS 
IN SWITZERLAND AROUND 1900″

Gustav Mahler | Um Mitternacht 
Johannes Brahms | Warum ist das Licht gegeben dem Mühseligen? 
Howard Arman | Über Land und Meer 
Konstantia Gourzi | Der Engel der Eewigkeit

Ensemble Corund
Stephen Smith, Conductor

ZÜRCHER HOCHSCHULE DER KÜNSTE

21

April

Matthäuskantorei

Easter-Sunday 21st April 2019, 10 am
St. Matthew’s Church Lucerne (Switzerland)

 

EASTER-SERVICE

JOHANN BAPTIST HILBER: MISSA PRO PATRIA


Matthäuskantorei
Stephen Smith, Conductor


KIRCHENMUSIK MATTHÄUS

18

April

Thur 18th April 2019, 7 pm
St. Matthew’s Church Lucerne (Switzerland)


MUSIC FOR HOLY THURSDAY
LOUIS-NICOLAS CLÉRAMBAULT: MISERERE MEI DEUS

Carmela Konrad, Soprano
Aline Willy-Jayet, Soprano
Carmen Würsch, Mezzosoprano 
Stephen Smith, Conductor and Organ

17
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20

April

Ensemble Corund
Corund Baroque Orchestra

Wed 17th April 2019, 7 pm
MaiHof Lucerne (Switzerland)

Sat 20th April 2019, 5 pm
Alte Kirche Boswil (Switzerland)

JOHANN SEBASTIAN BACH: ST. JOHN PASSION, BWV 245

Ensemble Corund
Corund Baroque Orchestra
Stephen Smith, Conductor 


CORUND CONCERTS

KÜNSTLERHAUS BOSWIL

14
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19

April

Ensemble Corund
Corund Baroque Orchestra

Sun 14th April 2019, 5 pm
Temple de Lutry (Switzerland) 

Fri 19th April 2019, 5 pm
St. Peter & Paul Andermatt (Switzerland)

 

JOHANN SEBASTIAN BACH: ST. MATTHEW PASSION, BWV 244

Ensemble Corund
Corund Baroque Orchestra
Stephen Smith, Conductor 


CONCERTS DE JS BACH LUTRY

KLASSIK OSTERFESTIVAL ANDERMATT 

7

 April

Matthäuskantorei

Sun 7th April 2019, 5 pm
St. Matthew’s Church Lucerne (Switzerland)

 

EVENSONG
GABRIEL JACKSON: RESPONSES
EDWARD NAYLOR (1867-1934) MAG&NUNC
HUBERT PARRY: NEVER WEATHER-BEATEN SAIL


Matthäuskantorei
Stephen Smith, Conductor


KIRCHENMUSIK MATTHÄUS

31

 March

Matthäuskantorei

Sun 31st March 2019, 10 am
St. Matthew’s Church Lucerne (Switzerland)

 

SERVICE WITH VOCAL MUSIC
MATTHEW EMERY: MISSA BREVIS


Matthäuskantorei
Stephen Smith, Conductor


KIRCHENMUSIK MATTHÄUS

21

 March

Philharmonic Orchestra of Sibiu

Thu 21st March 2019, 7 pm
Sala Thalia Sibiu (Romania)


LUDWIG VAN BEETHOVEN: 
CORIOLAN OUVERTÜRE OP. 63
KLAVIERKONZERT NR. 5 IN ES-DUR ‘EMPEROR’, OP. 73

JOHANNES BRAHMS: 
SYMPHONIE NR. 3 OP. 90

 

Heidemarie Wiesner, Piano
Philharmonic Orchestra of Sibiu
Stephen Smith, Conductur


PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA

10

 March

Orchestre Symphonique de Trois-Rivières

Sun 10th March 2019, 2.30 pm
Salle J.-A.-Thompson, Trois-Rivières (Canada)


LUDWIG VAN BEETHOVEN:
 CORIOLAN OUVERTURE, OP. 62
LUDWIG VAN BEETHOVEN: PIANO CONCERTO NO. 1 IN C MAJOR, OP. 15
LUDWIG VAN BEETHOVEN: PIANO CONCERTO NO. 5 IN E-FLAT MAJOR ‘EMPEROR’, OP. 73


André Laplante, Piano
Orchestre Symphonique de Trois-Rivières
Stephen Smith, Conductur


ORCHESTRE SYMPHONIQUE DE TROIS-RIVIÈRES

9

 March

Orchestre Symphonique de Trois-Rivières

Sat 9th March 2019, 8 pm
Salle J.-A.-Thompson, Trois-Rivières (Canada)


LUDWIG VAN BEETHOVEN:
 PIANO CONCERTO NO. 2 IN B-FLAT MAJOR, OP. 19
LUDWIG VAN BEETHOVEN: PIANO CONCERTO NO. 3 IN C MINOR, OP. 37
LUDWIG VAN BEETHOVEN: PIANO CONCERTO NO. 4 IN G MAJOR, OP. 58


André Laplante, Piano
Orchestre Symphonique de Trois-Rivières
Stephen Smith, Conductur


ORCHESTRE SYMPHONIQUE DE TROIS-RIVIÈRES

24

 February

Matthäuskantorei

Sun 24th February 2019, 10 am
St. Matthew’s Church Lucerne (Switzerland)

 

SERVICE WITH VOCAL MUSIC
RICHARD SHEPHARD: WOODARD-MASS
EDWARD ELGAR: AVE VERUM
CHARLES VILLIERS STANFORD: SELIG, WENN ICH MIT GOTT NUR GEHE


Matthäuskantorei
Stephen Smith, Conductor


KIRCHENMUSIK MATTHÄUS

17

 February

Lincoln Residency Choir

Sun 17th February 2019, 5 pm
St. Matthew’s Church Lucerne (Switzerland)


EVENSONG AND SHORT CONCERT
HIGHLIGHTS OF THE RESIDENCY WEEK 2018

EVENSONG-PROGRAM:

STEPHEN CARACCIOLO: PRECES & RESPONSES

J.H. OSSEWAARDE: MAGNIFICAT & NUNC DIMITTIS
C. HUBERT H. PARRY: NEVER, WEATHER-BEATEN SAIL

Short-Concert Program:
Herbert Murrill: Magnificat and Nunc Dimittis

Gilbert M. Martin: Wayfarin’ Stranger

Johannes Brahms: Es ist das Heil uns kommen her

Felix Mendelssohn: Jauchzet dem Herrn alle Welt
Ivo Antognini: Cantate Domino

Stephen Smith, Leitung

3

 February

Matthäuskantorei

Sun 3rd February 2019, 5 pm
St. Matthew’s Church Lucerne (Switzerland)

 

EVENSONG
RICHARD SHEPHARD: RESPONSES
BENJAMIN ROGERS (1614-1698): MAG&NUNC
CH. H. PARRY: MY SOUL, THERE IS A COUNTRY


Matthäuskantorei
Stephen Smith, Conductor

KIRCHENMUSIK MATTHÄUS

20

 January

Matthäuskantorei

Sun 20th January 2019, 10 am
Collegiate Church of St. Leodegar Lucerne (Switzerland)

 

SERVICE FOR THE UNITED CHURCHES
FRANZ SCHUBERT: GERMAN MASS


Matthäuskantorei
Choir of the Collegiate Church of St. Leodegar
Stephen Smith, Conductor

 

KIRCHENMUSIK MATTHÄUS

13

 January

Matthäuskantorei

Sun 13th January 2019, 10 am
St. Matthew’s Church Lucerne


Franz Schubert: German Mass

Matthäuskantorei
Stephen Smith, Conductor

KIRCHENMUSIK MATTHÄUS

26

 December

Ensemble Corund
Corund Baroque Orchestra

Wed 26th December 2018, 2 pm
KKL Lucerne (Switzerland)

 

GEORGE FRIEDRICH HANDEL: MESSIAH, HWV 56

 

Kathrin Hottiger, Soprano
Gunhild Alsvik, Soprano
Elisabeth Irvine, Mezzosoprano
Stefan Wieland, Alto
Remy Burnens, Tenor
Marcus Niedermeyr, Baritone
Jonathan Sells, Bassbaritone

Ensemble Corund
Corund Baroque Orchestra
Stephen Smith, Conductor 


CORUND CONCERTS

25

 December

SRF 2  | 10 pm:
Radio Broadcast of the following concert:

Sat 1st December 2018 in Unterägeri

Ensemble Corund

MÜNSTERTOUR: MUSIC OF A ROYAL CHURCH
JOHN TAVERNER: THE ‘WESTERN WIND’ MASS
BENJAMIN BRITTEN (1913-1976) | A HYMN TO THE VIRGIN
JOHN SHEPPARD (CA. 1515-CA. 1559) | THE LORD PRAYER
WILLIAM BYRD (1543-1623) | ECCE VIRGO CONCIPIET
THOMAS TALLIS (CA. 1505-1585) | O NATA LUX  |  VIDETE MIRACULUM
HERBERT HOWELLS (1892-1983) |  A SPOTLESS ROSE
ROBERT PARSONS (CA. 1530-1570) |  AVE MARIA
AUS WILLIAM BALLET’S LUTE BOOK (16. JH.) |  LULLABY
HERBERT HOWELLS (1892-1983) |  SING LULLABY

25

 December

Matthäuskantorei

Tue 25th December 2018, 10 am
St. Matthew’s Church Lucerne


Christmas Service

Matthäuskantorei
Stephen Smith, Conductor

KIRCHENMUSIK MATTHÄUS

15

 December

Matthäuskantorei

Sat 15th December 2018, 5.15 pm
St. Matthew’s Church Lucerne


CHRISTMAS CONZERT

LEDGER: On Christmas Night 
POSTON: Jesus Christ, the Apple Tree 
ORD: Adam lay y bounden 
MANZ: E’en so Lord Jesus, quickly come
CHILCOTT: The Shepherd’s Carol 
BYRD: Magnificat Short Service
HOWELLS: A spotless Rose 
DARKE: In the bleak midwinter 
RUTTER: Dormi Jesu
WILLCOCKS: Quelle est cette odeur agréable?
TERRY: Man Lyking 
LEIGHTON: Lully Lulla 

Matthäuskantorei
Freddie James, Organ
Stephen Smith, Conductor

KIRCHENMUSIK MATTHÄUS

2

 December

Matthäuskantorei

Sun 2nd December 2018, 5 pm
St. Matthew’s Church Lucerne (Switzerland)


EVENSONG 1ST ADVENT


Matthäuskantorei
Stephen Smith, Conductor


KIRCHENMUSIK MATTHÄUS

1

 December

Ensemble Corund

Sat 1st December 2018, 7.30 pm
Marienkirche Unterägeri (Switzerland)

 

MÜNSTERTOUR: MUSIC OF A ROYAL CHURCH
JOHN TAVERNER: THE ‘WESTERN WIND’ MASS
AND MUSIC FOR ADVENT AND CHRISTMAS


Ensemble Corund
Stephen Smith, Conductor 


CORUND CONCERTS

25

 November

Matthäuskantorei

Sun 25th November 2018, 10 am
St. Matthew’s Church Lucerne (Switzerland)


MEMORIAL SERVICE FOR DEPARTED PARISHIONERS 
MOTETS OF FELIX MENDELSSOHN (1809-1847)

Herr, nun lässest du deinen Diener in Frieden fahren

Lass, o Herr, mich Hilfe finden
Choral: Deines Kinds Gebet erhöre
Herr, wir trau’n auf deine Güte
(from: Drei geistliche Lieder, op. 96)
 

Matthäuskantorei Lucerne
Carmen Würsch, Alto-Solo
Stephen Smith, Conductor


KIRCHENMUSIK MATTHÄUS

4

 November

Matthäuskantorei
Corund Baroque Orchestra

Sun 4th November 2018, 10 am
St. Matthew’s Church Lucerne (Switzerland)


JOHANN SEBASTIAN BACH:
 NUN DANKET ALLE GOTT, BWV 192

Soloists from Ensemble Corund
Stephen Smith, Conductor


KIRCHENMUSIK MATTHÄUS

Matthäuskantorei

 

1

 November

Matthäuskantorei

Thu 1st November 2018, 5 pm
Collegiate Church of St. Leodegar Lucerne (Switzerland)


EVENSONG CELEBRATING THE 1250TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE COLLEGE OF CANONS OF ST. LEODEGAR


Matthäuskantorei
Stephen Smith, Conductor


KIRCHENMUSIK MATTHÄUS


27

 October

Ensemble Corund

Sat 27th October 2018, 7 pm
St. Matthew’s Church Lucerne (Switzerland)

 

MÜNSTERTOUR: MUSIC OF A ROYAL CHURCH
JOHN TAVERNER: THE ‘WESTERN WIND’ MASS
AND MUSIC BY TOMKINS, BYRD, TALLIS

Ensemble Corund
Stephen Smith, Conductor 


CORUND CONCERTS


25

 October

Ensemble Corund

Thur 25th October 2018,  10.30 pm
Collegiate Church Lucerne

 

MEMORIAL SERVICE

JOHANN SEBASTIAN BACH: GOTTES ZEIT IST DIE ALLERBESTE ZEIT, BWV 106 (ACTUS TRAGICUS)

TOMAS LUIS DE VICTORIA: FROM OFFICIUM DEFUNCTORUM

 

Singers of Ensemble Corund
Andel Strube, Martina Joos, Recorders
Rebeka Ruso, Martin Zeller, Viola da gamba
Dieter Lange, Violone
Stephen Smith, Organ

21

 October

Matthäuskantorei

Sun 21st October 2018, 10 am
St. Matthew’s Church Lucerne (Switzerland)


Service honoring the retiring pastor Beat Hänni
music of Johann Sebastian Bach


Matthäuskantorei
Stephen Smith, Conductor


Kirchenmusik Matthäus


12

 October

Banatul State Philharmonic Orchestra

Fri 12th October 2018, 7.00 pm
Sala Capitol, Timisoara (Romania)

 

Ludwig van Beethoven: 
Leonore Ouverture No. 1, op. 138
Igor Strawinsky: Symphony in C 
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart:
Sinfonia concertante, KV 364


Erik Schumann, Violin
Razvan Popovici, Viola
Banatul State Philharmonic Orchestra
Stephen Smith, Conductor


Philharmonic Orchestra


22

 September

Awarding of the exceptional Edwin Fischer Commemorative Prize

Sat 22nd September 2018, on the occasion of the concert of the Matthäuskantorei
St. Matthews Church Lucerne


to Mr. Stephen Smith

conductor, organist and founder and director of the Ensemble Corund and the Matthäuskantorei Lucerne

In appreciation for recognition of his outstanding artistic work for and in Lucerne

 

Board of Trustees of the Edwin Fischer Foundation

Newspaper Article

22

 September

Matthäuskantorei

Sat 22nd September 2018, 7 pm
Matthäuskirche, Lucerne


Autumn concert ‘Magnificat!’ 
Settings of the Song of Mary by Stanford, Pärt, Murrill, Schütz, Byrd, Noble and others


Matthäuskantorei
Stephen Smith, Conductor


Kirchenmusik Matthäus

19

 August

Ensemble Corund

Sun 19th August 2018, 10 am
Matthäuskirche, Lucerne

 

Lucerne Festival Service
CHILDHOOD


Soloists from Ensemble Corund
Stephen Smith, Conductor 


Lucerne Festival

30

 July

Matthäuskantorei

Mon 30th July- Sun 5th August 2018
Lincoln Cathedral, England

 

Choral Residency: Eight choral services in the cathedral of Lincoln with music by Murrill, Martin, Antognini, Caracciolo, Mendelssohn, Stanford, Victoria and others.

 

Matthäuskantorei, Lucerne
Alexandra Weidlich, Organ
Stephen Smith, Guest Conductor 


Lincoln Cathedral

24

 Juni

Matthäuskantorei
Corund Baroque Orchestra

Sun 24th June 2018, 10 am
Matthäuskirche Lucerne

 

Johann Sebastian Bach: Cantata ‘Ein ungefärbt Gemüte’, BWV 24

Soloists from Ensemble Corund
Matthäuskantorei
Stephen Smith, Conductor


Kirchenmusik Matthäus

3

 June

Ensemble Corund
BachChor St. Gallen
Konzertchor Pro Arte
Ensemble Cant’animato
Capriccio Barockorchester

Sun 3rd June 2018, 5 pm
St. Laurenzen Church, St. Gallen


Ignaz Franz Biber:
Missa Salisburgensis à 53 voci
Heinrich Schütz: Four Motets

 

BachChor St. Gallen
Ensemble Cant’animato
Konzertchor ProArte
Soloists from Ensemble Corund
Capriccio Baroque Orchestra
Anna Jelmorini, Conductor BachChor St. Gallen
Stephen Smith, Conductor Ensemble Corund

Christoph Cajöri, Conductor


Missa Salisburgensis

2

 June

Ensemble Corund
BachChor St. Gallen
Konzertchor Pro Arte
Ensemble Cant’animato
Capriccio Barockorchester

Sat 2nd June 2018, 8.15 pm
Klosterkirche, Einsiedeln 


Ignaz Franz Biber:
Missa Salisburgensis à 53 voci
Heinrich Schütz: Four Motets

 

BachChor St. Gallen
Ensemble Cant’animato
Konzertchor ProArte
Soloists from Ensemble Corund
Capriccio Baroque Orchestra
Anna Jelmorini, Conductor BachChor St. Gallen
Stephen Smith, Conductor Ensemble Corund

Christoph Cajöri, Conductor

27

 May

Ensemble Corund

Sun 27th May 2018, 7 pm
Matthäuskirche, Lucerne


Johannes Brahms:
 Warum ist das Licht gegeben dem Mühseligen?, op. 74 Nr. 1
Gustav Mahler: Um Mitternacht | Ich bin der Welt abhanden gekommen
Konstantia Gourzi: commissioned composition
Howard Arman: commissioned composition

 

Ensemble Corund
Stephen Smith, Conductor


corund-concerts

27

 May

Ensemble Corund

Sun 27th May 2018, 2.50 pm
Marianischer Saal, Lucerne


Benefit concert INTERPLAST Switzerland
Felix Mendelssohn: Sechs Lieder im Freien zu singen,  op. 41
Gustav Mahler/Arr. Clytus Gottwald:  Um Mitternacht | Ich bin der Welt abhanden gekommen

 

Ensemble Corund
Stephen Smith, Conductor


INTERPLAST Switzerland

26

 May

Ensemble Corund

Sat 26th May 2018, 7.30 pm
Menuhin Forum, Berne (SUI)


Johannes Brahms:
 Warum ist das Licht gegeben dem Mühseligen?, op. 74 Nr. 1
Gustav Mahler: Um Mitternacht | Ich bin der Welt abhanden gekommen
Konstantia Gourzi: commissioned composition
Howard Arman: commissioned composition

 

Ensemble Corund
Stephen Smith, Conductor


Menuhin Forum Bern

25

 May

Ensemble Corund

Fri 25th May 2018, 8 pm
Gare du Nord, Basel


Johannes Brahms:
 Warum ist das Licht gegeben dem Mühseligen?, op. 74 Nr. 1
Gustav Mahler: Um Mitternacht | Ich bin der Welt abhanden gekommen
Konstantia Gourzi: commissioned composition
Howard Arman: commissioned composition

 

Ensemble Corund
Stephen Smith, Conductor


Gare du Nord

20

 May

Matthäuskantorei

Sun 20th May 2018, 10 am
Matthäuskirche, Lucerne


Service for pentecost
William Byrd:
Mass for four voices
Thomas Tallis: 
If ye love me


Matthäuskantorei
Soloists from Ensemble Corund
Stephen Smith, Conductor


Kirchenmusik Matthäus

10

 May

Matthäuskantorei

Thu 10th May 2018, 10 am
Matthäuskirche, Lucerne


Johann Sebastian Bach: Gott fähret auf mit Jauchzen, BWV 43


Matthäuskantorei
Soloists from Ensemble Corund
Corund Baroque Orchestra
Stephen Smith, Conductor


Kirchenmusik Matthäus

6

 May

Ensemble Corund
BachChor St. Gallen
Konzertchor Pro Arte
Ensemble Cant’animato
Capriccio Barockorchester

Sun 6th May 2018, 5 pm
Münster Berne (SUI)


Ignaz Franz Biber:
Missa Salisburgensis à 53 voci
Heinrich Schütz: Four Motets

BachChor St. Gallen
Ensemble Cant’animato
Konzertchor ProArte
Soloists from Ensemble Corund
Capriccio Barockorchester
Anna Jelmorini, Conductor BachChor St. Gallen
Stephen Smith, Conductor Ensemble Corund

Christoph Cajöri, Conductor


Missa Salisburgensis

5

 May

Ensemble Corund
BachChor St. Gallen
Konzertchor Pro Arte
Ensemble Cant’animato
Capriccio Barockorchester

Sat 5th May 2018, 8 pm
Münster Berne (SUI)


Ignaz Franz Biber:
Missa Salisburgensis à 53 voci
Heinrich Schütz: Four Motets

BachChor St. Gallen
Ensemble Cant’animato
Konzertchor ProArte
Soloists from Ensemble Corund
Capriccio Barockorchester
Anna Jelmorini, Conductor BachChor St. Gallen
Stephen Smith, Conductor Ensemble Corund

Christoph Cajöri, Conductor


Missa Salisburgensis

29

 April

Ensemble Corund

Sun 29th April 2018, 5 pm
Kunsthalle, Zurich (SUI)


Johannes Brahms:
 Warum ist das Licht gegeben dem Mühseligen?, op. 74 Nr. 1
Gustav Mahler: Um Mitternacht | Ich bin der Welt abhanden gekommen
Konstantia Gourzi: commissioned composition
Howard Arman: commissioned composition

 

Ensemble Corund
Stephen Smith, Conductor


Kunsthalle Zürich

5

 April

Philharmonic Orchestra of Sibiu

Thu 5th April 2018, 7 pm
Sala Thalia Sibiu


Edvard Grieg:
 In Autumn – Concert Overture
Igor Strawinsky: Pulcinella Suite 
Antonio Vivaldi: Four seasons

Florin Ionescu-Galați, Violin
Philharmonic Orchestra of Sibiu
Stephen Smith, Guest-Conductor

Philharmonic Orchestra

4

 April

Ensemble Corund
Sinfonieorchester Basel

Wed 4th April 2018, 7.30 pm
Münster Basel

Richard Wagner: Parsifal, 3rd Act (1882)

Christian Elsner, Tenor
Falk Struckmann, Bass-Baritone
Tommi Hakala, Bass
Ensemble Corund
Sinfonieorchester Basel
Stephen Smith, Conductor Choir
Sir Mark Elder, Conductor

Sinfonieorchester Basel

1

 April

Matthäuskantorei

Sun 11th March 2018, 5 pm
Matthäuskirche, Lucerne

 

Evensong


HEINRICH SCHÜTZ  
‘MEINE SEELE ERHEBT DEN HERREN’, SWV 426
HEINRICH SCHÜTZ  ‘HERR, NUN LÄSSEST DU DEINEN DIENER IN FRIEDEN FAHREN’, SWV 281
THOMAS TOMKINS  RESPONSES
BOB CHILCOTT  GOD SO LOVED THE WORLD
JOHANNES BRAHMS GEISTLICHES LIED, OP. 30 

 

Matthäuskantorei
Stephen Smith, Conductor

Kirchenmusik Matthäus

30

 March

Ensemble Corund
Sinfonieorchester Basel

Fri 30th March 2018, 6 pm
Goetheanum Dornach

Richard Wagner: Parsifal, 3rd Act (1882)

Christian Elsner, Tenor
Falk Struckmann, Bass-Baritone
Tommi Hakala, Bass
Ensemble Corund
Sinfonieorchester Basel
Stephen Smith, Conductor Choir
Sir Mark Elder, Conductor 

Sinfonieorchester Basel

28

 March

Ensemble Corund
Musikkollegium Winterthur

Wed 28th March 2018, 7.30 pm
Stadthaus, Winterthur

 

Jan Dismas Zelenka: «De profundis» in d-Moll, ZWV 50
Johann Sebastian Bach: Chaconne aus Partita Nr. 2 in d-Moll für Violine Solo, BWV 1004
Gabriel Fauré: Requiem, op. 48

 

Gunta Smirnova, Soprano
Annina Haug, Alto
Zacharie Fogal, Tenor
Richard Helm, Bass
Gerhard Nennemann, Bass
Philipp Scherer, Bass
Roberto Gonzalez Monjas, Violin
Ensemble Corund
Musikkollegium Winterthur
Stephen Smith, Conductor Choir
Roberto Gonzalez Monjas, Conductor 

Musikkollegium Winterthur

11

 March

Matthäuskantorei

Sun 11th March 2018, 5 pm
Matthäuskirche, Lucerne

Evensong


HEINRICH SCHÜTZ  
‘MEINE SEELE ERHEBT DEN HERREN’, SWV 426
HEINRICH SCHÜTZ  ‘HERR, NUN LÄSSEST DU DEINEN DIENER IN FRIEDEN FAHREN’, SWV 281
THOMAS TOMKINS  RESPONSES
BOB CHILCOTT  GOD SO LOVED THE WORLD
JOHANNES BRAHMS GEISTLICHES LIED, OP. 30 

 

Matthäuskantorei
Stephen Smith, Conductor

Kirchenmusik Matthäus

4

 March

Ensemble Corund

Sun 4th March 2018, 5 pm
Matthäuskirche, Lucerne

 

Heinrich Schütz: Musikalische Exequien, SWV 279-281
David Lang: The Little Match Girl Passion (2007)

 

Ensemble Corund
Stephen Smith, Conductor

corund-concerts

3

 March

Ensemble Corund

Sat 3rd March 2018, 8 pm
Pfarrkirche, Stans (SUI)


Heinrich Schütz:
 Musikalische Exequien, SWV 279-281
David Lang: The Little Match Girl Passion (2007)

Ensemble Corund
Stephen Smith, Conductor

corund-concerts

21

 January

Matthäuskantorei

Sun 21st January 2018, 5 pm
Matthäuskirche, Lucerne


Evensong


Matthäuskantorei
Stephen Smith, Conductor

Kirchenmusik Matthäus

10

 January

Ensemble Corund
Argovia Philharmonic

Wed 10th January 2018, 19.30 pm
KKL Lucerne

 

Ludwig van Beethoven: Geschöpfe des Prometheus, op. 43
Ludwig van Beethoven: 9th Symphony, op. 125
Franz Schubert: Symphony No. 7 «Unvollendete», D 759

 

Marysol Schalit, Soprano
Marina Viotti, Alto
Markus Brutscher, Tenor
Äneas Humm, Baritone
Ensemble Corund
Argovia Philharmonic
Stephen Smith, Conductor Choir
Douglas Bostock, Conductor

Argovia Philharmonic

26

 December

Ensemble Corund
Musikkollegium Winterthur

Tue 26th December 2017, 2 pm
KKL Lucerne

 

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Symphony in D-Major, KV 385 «Haffner»
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Great Mass
 in c-Minor, KV 427

 

Regula Mühlemann, Soprano
Annina Haug, Mezzosoprano
Laurent Galabru, Tenor
Gerhard Nennemann, Bass
Ensemble Corund
Musikkollegium Winterthur
Stephen Smith, Conductor 

corund-concerts

25

 December

Matthäuskantorei

Mon 25th December 2017, 10 am
Matthäuskirche, Lucerne

 

Christmas service

 

Matthäuskantorei
Stephen Smith, Conductor 

Kirchenmusik Matthäus

20

 December

Ensemble Corund
Musikkollegium Winterthur

Wed 20th December 2017, 8 pm
Aula Magna de l’Université Fribourg (SUI)

 

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Symphony in D-Major, KV 385 «Haffner»
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Great
 Messe in c-Minor, KV 427

 

Regula Mühlemann, Soprano
Annina Haug, Mezzosoprano
Laurent Galabru, Tenor
Gerhard Nennemann, Bass
Ensemble Corund
Musikkollegium Winterthur
Stephen Smith, Conductor 

Société des Concerts de Fribourg

17

 December

Ensemble Corund
Musikkollegium Winterthur

Sun 17th December 2017, 5 pm
Stadthaus, Winterthur

 

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Symphony in D-Major, KV 385 «Haffner»
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Great Mass in c-Minor
, KV 427

 

Regula Mühlemann, Soprano
Annina Haug, Mezzosoprano
Laurent Galabru, Tenor
Gerhard Nennemann, Bass
Ensemble Corund
Musikkollegium Winterthur
Stephen Smith, Conductor 

Musikkollegium Winterthur

16

 December

Matthäuskantorei

Sat 16th December 2017, 7.30 pm
Matthäuskirche, Lucerne

 

Adventconcert

Elisabeth Poston: Jesus christ the apple tree
Boris Ord: Adam lay ybounden
John Rutter: Nativity Carol
John Rutter: Dormi, Jesu
Gustav Holz: In the bleak midwinter
Traditional french Melody: Wir singen dir, Jungfrau
William Mathias: A babe is born
Kenneth Leighton: Lully, lulla, little tiny child
Leo Nestor: A child is born
T. L. de Victoria: Magnificat primi toni
Paul Manz: E’en so, Lord Jesus

 

Matthäuskantorei
Stephen Smith, Conductor 

Kirchenmusik Matthäus

3

 December

Matthäuskantorei

Sun 3rd December 2017, 5 pm
Matthäuskirche, Lucerne

 

Evensong on the first Sunday of Advent

Tomás L. da Victoria: Magnificat primi toni
Paul Manz: E’en So Lord Jesus, Quickly Come
Richard R. Bennett: A Goodnight
Richard Shephard: Responses

 

Matthäuskantorei
Stephen Smith, Conductor 

Kirchenmusik Matthäus

19

 November

Matthäuskantorei
Corund Baroque Orchestra

Sun 19th November 2017, 10 am
Matthäuskirche, Lucerne

 

Johann Sebastian Bach: Ein Feste Burg ist unser Gott, BWV 80

 

Gabriela Bürgler, Soprano
Carmen Würsch, Alto
Sebastian Lipp, Tenor
Auke Kempkes, Bass
Matthäuskantorei
Corund Baroque Orchestra
Stephen Smith, Conductor 

Kirchenmusik Matthäus

5

 November

Ensemble Bleu

Sun 5th November 2017, 5 pm
Catholic Church, Küsnacht ZH

 

Evensong

 

Ensemble Bleu
Emmanuel Jannibelli, Organ
Stephen Smith, Conductor 

Musik St. Georg

4

 November

Ensemble Corund
Corund Baroque Orchestra

Sat 4th November 2017, 7 pm
Jesuitenkirche Lucerne

 

Johann Sebastian Bach: Mass in b-Minor, BWV 232

 

Ensemble Corund
Corund Baroque Orchestra
Stephen Smith, Conductor 

corund-concerts

1

 November

Zuger Sinfonietta

Wed 1st November 2017, 8 pm
Hofkirche Lucerne

 

Maurice Duruflé: Requiem, op. 9

 

Carmen Würsch, Mezzosoprano
Matthäuskantorei
Der Chor Luzern
Zuger Sinfonietta
Wolfgang Sieber, Organ
Stephen Smith, Conductor 

Echo-Festival

1

 November

Matthäuskantorei

Wed 1st November 2017, 5 pm
Hofkirche Lucerne

 

Herbert Brewer: Magnificat & Nunc dimittis in D-Major
H. Balfour Gardiner:
Te lucis ante terminum

 

Matthäuskantorei
Wolfgang Sieber, Organ
Stephen Smith, Conductor 

Echo-Festival

21

 October

Matthäuskantorei

Sat 21st October 2017, 7 pm
Lukaskirche Lucerne

 

CARL ORFF: CARMINA BURANA (VERSION FOR 2 PIANOS AND PERCUSSION)

 

Gabriela Bürgler, Soprano
Sebastian Lipp, Tenor
Jonathan Sells, Baritone
Matthäuskantorei
Yvonne Lang & Marc Hunziker, Piano
Percussion Ensemble Jürg Voney
Stephen Smith, Conductor 

Kirchenmusik Matthäus

6

 October

Stuttgart Chamber Orchestra

Fri 6th October 2017, 7:30 pm
Martinskirche, Müllheim (GER)

 

Felix Mendelssohn: Symphony Nr. 10
Igor Stravinsky: Concerto in re
Johann Sebastian Bach: Clavier Concerto BWV 1052
Felix Mendelssohn: Symphony Nr. 12

 

Stuttgart Chamber Orchestra
Wataru Hisasue, Piano
Stephen Smith, Conductor 

Konzerte in der Martinskirche

28

 September

Oradea State Philharmonic Orchestra & Chorus

Thur 28th September 2017, 7:30 pm
State Philharmonic Hall, Oradea, Romania

 

Felix Mendelssohn: Symphony in d-Minor, op. 107 «Reformation»
Johann Sebastian Bach: Magnificat, BWV 243

 

Oradea State Philharmonic Orchestra
Oradea State Philharmonic Choir
Zsolt Lászlóffy, Choir master
Soloists
Stephen Smith, Conductor 

Oradea State Philharmony

23

 September

Ensemble Corund
Matthäuskantorei

Sat 23rd September 2017, 8:30 pm
St. Matthew’s Church, Lucerne

 

Carl Orff: Carmina Burana (Version für 2 Klaviere und Perkussion)
Herbert Brewer: Magnificat & Nunc dimittis in D-Dur
Claudio Monteverdi: aus Missa «In illo tempore»

 

Ensemble Corund
Matthäuskantorei
Stephen Smith, Conductor 

Luzerner Chornacht

3

 September

Ensemble Corund

Sun 3rd September 2017, 10 am
Lucerne Festival Service IDENTITY
St. Matthew’s Church, Lucerne

 

Michael Tippett: Five Spirituals from “A Child of our Time”

 

Ensemble Corund
Matthäuskantorei Lucerne
Stephen Smith, Conductor 

Lucerne Festival

27

 August

Ensemble Corund

Sun 27th August 2017, 5 pm
Romanesque Church, Amsoldingen

 

Claudio Monteverdi: Missa «In illo tempore»
Claudio Monteverdi: Magnificat à 6 voci
Nicolas Gombert: In illo tempore: loquente Jesu

 

Ensemble Corund
Rosario Conte, Lute
Eva Hagberg, Organ
Stephen Smith, Conductor 

Bachwochen Thun

7

 August

Ensemble Bleu

Mon 7th – Sun 13th August 2017
Lincoln Cathedral, England

 

Choral Residency: Eight choral services in the cathedral of Lincoln with music by Stanford, Rutter, Smith, Hancock, Noble, Laurdisen, Phillips, Howells, Bruckner, Kelly, Duruflé, Dyson, Gretchaninoff, Castagnet, Vaughan Williams, Brewer.

 

Ensemble Bleu, Küsnacht ZH
Alexandra Weidlich, Organ
Stephen Smith, Guest Conductor 

Lincoln Cathedral

18

 June

Matthäuskantorei
Corund Baroque Orchester

Sun 18th June 2017, 10 am
St. Matthew’s Church Lucerne

 

J. S. Bach: «Brich dem Hungrigen dein Brot» BWV 39

 

Gabriela Bürgler, Soprano
Carmen Würsch, Alto
Auke Kempkes, Bass
Stephen Smith, Conductor 

Kirchenmusik Matthäus

17

 June

Ensemble Corund

Sat 17th June 2017, 8 pm
St. Matthew’s Church Lucerne

 

Claudio Monteverdi: Missa In illo tempore

Claudio Monteverdi: Magnificat à 6 voci

Nicolas Gombert: In illo tempore: loquente Jesu

 

Ensemble Corund
Rosario Conte, Lute
Eva Hagberg, Organ
Stephen Smith, Conductor 

corund-concerts