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Venetian Vespers

Rudolfinum, Alšovo nábřeží 79/12, Praha 1 - Staré Město, 110 00

  • Music
  • classical music


  • Mon 31. 12. 2018 17.00

Antonio Vivaldi is usually seen as a composer of brilliant instrumental music, but in the field of vocal music, he left behind not only operas, but also a long series of sacred compositions, a legacy that must not be overlooked. His musical settings of festive psalm texts show Vivaldi to have had the same understanding for the human voice as for instrumental stylisation, and he was capable of using to the fullest all of the possibilities of the human voice, that most perfect of instruments.

Collegium 1704 & Collegium Vocale 1704
Václav Luks -  conductor

Antonio Vivaldi
Dixit Dominus RV 807
Confitebor tibi Domine RV 596
Beatus vir RV 795
Laudate pueri RV 600
Magnificat RV 610

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