Czech Philharmonic Manfred Honeck

Czech Philharmonic ⬩ Manfred Honeck

Frequent guest conductor of the Czech Philharmonic, Manfred Honeck, has prepared a combination of Mozart’s Requiem and music of the twentieth century with moving texts narrated by Marian Roden.

Duration of the programme 2 hod


Arvo Pärt
Cantus in memoriam Benjamin Britten

Franz Schubert
Litany for the Feast of All Souls, D 343

Witold Lutosławski
Musique funèbre, for string orchestra

A Requiem – Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and Death in Music and Text 

Three Bell Strokes 

Gregorian Chant: Requiem aeternam 

Reading*: Letter of Mozart to his father, 4 April 1787 

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Maurerische Trauermusik C Minor K 477 (479a) 

Gregorian Chant: Domine exaudi orationem meam 

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Laudate Dominum
from Vesperae  solennes de Confessore K 339/5 

Gregorian Chant: In quacumque die 

Reading: Nelly Sachs (1891-1970)
"Wer weiß, wo die Sterne stehen"
"Wenn im Vorsommer"

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Requiem K 626
I. Introitus – Requiem
II. Kyrie 

Reading: Book of Revelations 6, 8-17 

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Requiem K 626
III. Sequenz
Dies Irae
Tuba mirum
Rex tremendae

Gregorian Chant: Christus factus est

Reading: Book of Revelations 21, 1-7 

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Requiem K 626
IV. Offertorium
Domine Jesu
Lacrimosa (Fragment, first 8 bars) 

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Ave verum corpus K 618 

Three Bell Strokes 

*the texts are supposed to be recited in the national language


Nicola Proksch

Marie Henriette Reinhold

Patrick Grahl

Jan Martiník

Marian Roden

Prague Philharmonic Choir

Lukáš Vasilek

Schola Gregoriana Pragensis

David Eben

Manfred Honeck

Czech Philharmonic

Rudolfinum — Dvorak Hall

1/17/2019 Thursday 7:30 PM
1/18/2019 Friday 7:30 PM
1/19/2019 Saturday 3:00 PM

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