De Mysterio Magno in St. Marienthal

De Mysterio Magno, a programme with repertoire from Hildegard of Bingen to Manfred Stahnke, inspired by the mystical works of Jacob Böhme, will be performed by The Schoole of Night on Saturday, 5 September 2020 in the nunnery of St. Marienthal on the Neisse.

The Schoole of Night

Maria Skiba – soprano | Ercole Nisini – sackbutt | Frank Pschichholz – lute, theorbo, electric guitar

A Musicall Banquet in Weikersheim

The Schoole of Night

Robert Dowland’s A Musicall Banquet (1610)

Maria Skiba, soprano / Irene Klein, viol / Frank Pschichholz, lute and artistic direction

The concert in the Ev. Stadtkirche (Lutheran city church) in Weikersheim (during the festival Hohenloher Musiksommer) that was planned for 4 July 2020 has been cancelled due to the COVID-19 situation. The concert will take place on 3 July 2021.

You can find more information here:

https://www.hohenloher-kultursommer.de/index.php?id=20&publish[showDetails]=49939327&publish[monthFrom]=0&publish[category]=4667&publish[start]=2&publish[fulltext]=

Manfred Stahnke and the Schoole of Night in the Nikolaikirche Görlitz

This is the complete recording of the concert that took place on the 20th of July 2019 in the Nikolaikirche in Görlitz.

Manfred Stahnke, “…wohlgestimmete gebärende Harmoney…” Annäherungen an Jacob Böhme

The Schoole of Night

Maria Skiba – soprano| Dymitr Olszewski – viola| Ercole Nisini – sackbutt| Klaus Eichhorn – organ| Frank Pschichholz – electric guitar and artistic direction

The concert was financed by:

Stadt Görlitz, Evangelische Kulturstiftung Görlitz, Internationale Jacob Böhme Gesellschaft

New composition by Manfred Stahnke for The Schoole

Manfred Stahnke has written a piece for The Schoole of Night. The composition has been commissioned by The Schoole and the International Jakob Böhme Society and it is designed for the acoustic space of the Nikolaikirche (St. Nicolas’ Church) in Görlitz and it is based on the texts of Jakob Böhme. It is written for soprano, trombone, viola, synthesiser and electric guitar.

The project will be produced together with the Evangelische Kulturstiftung Görlitz.