November11 2022 (Fri)
7:30 PM

Missa Omnium Sanctorum

Collegium 1704 & Collegium Vocale 1704

Rudolfinum - Dvořák Hall | Classical Music

120 minutes | Available

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Date: November 11, 2022 | 19:30 (Fri)
Venue: Rudolfinum - Dvořák Hall
Duration: 120 minutes
Status: Available
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Works by Czech Baroque composer J. D. Zelenka and G. F. Händel in Rudolfinum

Zelenka‘s last mass composition, Missa Omnium Sanctorum, is an example of emotionally charged style of extreme virtuosity, which is based main­ly on the Italian Catholic tradition but showered with Zelenka‘s originality and astonishing inven­tion. Händel's music for the psalm Dixit Dominus also pushes the limit of interpretation possibi­lities: the listener is truly overwhelmed by the endless fireworks of ideas and the employment of various compositional techniques.


  • G. F. Händel
    Dixit Dominus HWV 232
  • J. D. Zelenka
    Missa Omnium Sanctorum ZWV 21


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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