April04 2023 (Tue)
7:30 PM

Et resurrexit tertia die

Collegium 1704 & Collegium Vocale 1704

Rudolfinum - Dvořák Hall | Classical Music

120 minutes | Available

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Date: April 04, 2023 | 19:30 (Tue)
Venue: Rudolfinum - Dvořák Hall
Duration: 120 minutes
Status: Available
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One of the most impressive works by J. D. Zelenka and also his only Easter's Mass, Missa paschalis

Zelenka‘s Missa paschalis from 1726 is dazzling with unusually rich instrumentation and virtuoso vocal parts. Bach‘s Easter cantata Kommt, eilet und laufet, usually presented under the title Eas­ter Oratorio, can easily compete with Zelenka‘s Mass in terms of ostentation, and listeners will be captivated from the very beginning, as the overture takes the form of an Italian concerto.


  • J. D. Zelenka
    Missa paschalis ZWV 7
  • J. S. Bach
    Oster-Oratorium BWV 249


Collegium 1704 & Collegium Vocale 1704
Václav Luks
 - conductor

Collegium 1704 is a Prague-based highly acclaimed Baroque orchestra established in 2005 by the conductor and harpsichordist Václav Luks. The orchestra & vocal ensemble present famous orchestral and choral works by well-known composers as well as long-forgotten and now rediscovered treasures of the Baroque repertoire. The ensemble has been successfuly promoting work of Czech masters like Jan Dismas Zelenka and Josef Mysliveček.


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