Musical Passion devotions in front of the Westlettner



17 Feb 2024




Naumburg Cathedral
Cathedral Square 16/17, 06618 Naumburg (Saale)


Free admission, donations requested

The Passion devotions are performed by vocal soloists, instrumentalists and members of the Naumburg Cathedral Choir. They are conducted by cathedral cantor KMD Jan-Martin Drafehn. The liturgy is organised by cathedral preacher Michael Bartsch, pastor Christina Lang and pastor Lars Fiedler.

Admission to the approximately thirty-minute devotions is free, but a donation is requested.

Saturday, 17 February 2024 | 6 pm
Organ music for Passion I
with the closing of the Marian altar
Works by Telemann, Mendelssohn and Brahms
Organ: Jan-Martin Drafehn

Saturday, 24 February 2024 | 6 p.m.
Organ improvisations on the Passion
Improvisation on well-known Passion melodies
Organ: Felix Wunderle (assistant organist of the Catholic Propsteikirche Leipzig)

Saturday, 02 March 2024 | 6 pm
Choral music for the Passion
with works by Figulus, Rutter and Gjeilo
sung by the Naumburg Chamber Choir under the direction of Jan-Martin Drafehn

Saturday, 09 March 2024 | 6 pm
Organ music for the Passion II
with works by Bruhns, Bach and Ohse
Organ: Jan-Martin Drafehn

Saturday, 16 March 2024 | 6 p.m.
Organ music for the Passion III
with works by Sweelinck, Bach and Schumann
Organ: Karl Friedrich Eckel (assistant organist at St Wenceslas)

Saturday, 23 March 2024 | 6 pm
Instrumental music for the Passion

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