April26 2021 (Mon)
7:30 PM

The Messiah in Bach Cantatas

Collegium 1704 & Collegium Vocale 1704

Rudolfinum - Dvořák Hall | Classical Music

135 minutes | Available

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Date: April 26, 2021 | 19:30 (Mon)
Venue: Rudolfinum - Dvořák Hall
Duration: 135 minutes
Status: Available
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Group discount 10+ people

The legacy of J. S. Bach constitutes a fascinating cosmos full of musical beauty, profound faith and human emotions

References to topics from the New Testament, chiefly the life and death of Jesus Christ, are among the frequent topics of the setting. Thanks to Bach’s immortal music, deeds of the Saviour come alive in front of us with extraordinarily direct communicability.


J. S. Bach

  • Am Abend aber desselbigen Sabbats BWV 42
  • Ich habe genung BWV 82
  • Es ist euch gut, daß ich hingehe BWV 108
  • Siehe, ich will viel Fischer aussenden BWV 88


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.


  • One 20 min. intermission
  • Recommended dress code: smart casual