July19 2017 (Wed)
8:00 PM

Bach Collegium Praha

Bach For All Festival 2017

St. Salvator Church Clementinum | Classical Music

90 minutes | Not available

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Date: July 19, 2017 | 20:00 (Wed)
Venue: St. Salvator Church Clementinum
Duration: 90 minutes
Status: Not available

Bach Collegium Praha performs cantatas by Johann Sebastian Bach

Program:

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
Opening choir from the cantata "Gloria in excelsis Deo" BWV 191
Cantata "Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme" BWV 140
Cantata "O ewiges Feuer, o Ursprung der Liebe" BWV 34

Performed by:

Bach Collegium Praha

Soloists:

Alena Hellerova – soprano
Sylva Cmugrova – alto 
Vaclav Cizek – tenor
Jaromír Nosek - bas
Jiri Matl - conductor

The Bach Collegium Praha was established in 1982 by Dr. Vladimir Novak as a chamber orchestra and a choir. The mission of this vocal-instrumental ensemble is to provide a fresh take on the music of years past. Bach Collegium Praha also frequently collaborates on projects with leading Czech soloists and instrumentalists. Some of the notable include Stanislava Mihalcova, Kamila Mazalová, Jaromír Nosek, Radek Krejci, among others.
The focus of Bach Collegium is ensemble vocal and instrumental interpretations of sacred music, particularly cantatas by Johann Sebastian Bach and works by old Czech masters Franz Xaver and Simon Brixi. The Collegium aims to bring to light their hitherto unknown works and newly discovered compositions. Some other typical names on the program include Joseph Haydn, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Antonin Dvorak and others.

Please note:

The concert has no intermission.