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The Hellum Easter play

 

 

The four concerts with the Hellum Easter play 
in Groningen, Hellum, Rhede (D) and the Orgelpark in Amsterdam 
are annulated because of the corona crisis 

The concerts in Hellum and Rhede (D) are planned now for april 2021!

 

 

CD Hellum Easter play

 

 

 

The Hellum Easter play (link to Soundcloud)

In this small, moving 12th-century Easter play, the three Marys walk early in the morning after the Sabbath to the grave, wondering who will roll the tombstone away. Arriving at the grave, the grave appears to have been opened, and the dead disappeared; in a short dialogue the angels tell them that Christ has risen.

The 'Hellumse Easter play' has been narrated in a unique 12th-century missal that was once used in the St. Walfridus church of Hellum in Groningen.

Super Librum directed by Jankees Braaksma

Women's Schola: Nancy Mayer (US), Marian van der HeideMaria Bayley (Portugal),Sofia Pedro (Portugal), Alice Boccafogli (Italy). Jankees Braaksma plays the medieval organ reconstructed by organ builder Winold van der Putten, after the image in the Rutland Psalter from circa 1260, British Library MS add. 62925Tomas Flegr (Czech Republic) plays the medieval carillon, after descriptions of Theophilus (12th century) cast by bell-founder Simon Laudy. Stage director: Ben Smit