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Lent concert 2012
For the Lent season 2012, we prepare a contrasting programme from works of the 16th (Gesualdo) and the 20th century (Poulenc, Kodály, Orbán).

Christmas concert 2011/12
On the last day of the Christmas season, the 8th of January 2012, we staged our Christmas concert in co-operation with the Hipocondria Ensemble. The G-Minor Mass by Bach and two settings of the Magnificat (Vivaldi a Zelenka) were on programme.
Happy New Year 2012!
Listen to our new 'vocal season's greetings'!
Tribute to a Renaissance master
In November 2011, Collegium 419 showed its new project named Hommage à Victoria commemorating 400th death anniversary of Tomás Luis de Victoria (died on August 20, 1611 in Madrid).
Shared concerts
At the beginning of the new season 2011-12, Collegium 419 performed three times together with the ensembles Piccolo coro and L'Asenzio.
Vivaldi's cantata Domine ad adiuvadum and two works by Dvořák - Mass in D major and Te Deum - were on programme.
A Tribute to Inventors
In June, Collegium 419 performed several contemporary pieces during a concert with works by Czech composers of the 20th and 21st century - Jiří Teml, Jan Málek and Zdeněk Lukáš.
Israel's Cry
A programme with vocal music from the Renaissance and Romanticism was performed twice in May, firstly in the Synagogue in Kolín and then at the Prague Carolinum Hall.
Collegium 419 performed in 2010 at the Rudolfinum
Collegium 419 participated in a concert series of the Czech Philharmonic for basic and secondary schools Four Steps to a New World in April 2010.
There was a programme of Renaissance music called About Love and Death on Programme.
Lamentatio - a new Lent programme
in March 2010, we showed three times our new Lent programme compiled from a cappella works by high renaissance composers.
The concert included a selection from Lamentations of Prophet Jeremiah by Gallus, lent motets by Morales and responsories by Carlo Gesualdo and Tomás Luis de Victoria.
Magnificat by Zelenka
Collegium 419 participated in a concert of the BKO Chamber Orchestra with works by the Old Masters in February.
At the end of the concert, we performed Magnificat in Dmajor by Jan Dismas Zelenka.
Happy New Year 2010
Listen to our new 'vocal season's greetings'!
The Anniversary Concert and introduction of a new CD
We prepared a festive concert on the occasion of the 10th anniversary of Collegium 419.
We performed, with co-operation with Hipocondria Ensemble (on historical instruments), Miserere by Zelenka and Gottes Zeit, a cantata by Bach.
In the beginning of the programme, our new CD recording was introduced - Victoria: Officium defunctorum.
[more about the recording...]
Papae Marcelli - performance in September 2009
The Programme aimed at the music by Palestrina and one of his most famous masses was performed again on the 8th September in Benátky nad Jizerou.
Italian Music at the Valdštejn castle
The eight-member ensemble of Collegium 419 performs every summer at the Valdštejn castle. There were two concerts there again in 2009, this time with an Italian music aimed mainly at the works of Claudio Monteverdi.
Papae Marcelli
At the end of the season 2008/09, we prepared one more programme, this time aimed at the music by Palestrina and one of his most famous masses.
At the Pecka Castle again after two years!
Collegium 419 took up its successful appearance from June 2007 at the Music Festival in Pecka and performed there again at the morning mass (Palestrina: Missa Papae Marcelli) and following closing concert on June 21, 2009.
Lent Programme
Our new Lent project, prepared for March 2009, came (after a certain time period) again from the time of late Baroque.
It showed a confrontation of two settings of Stabat Mater - a ten-part solo-ensemble by Domenico Scarlatti and a popular four-part opus by František Ignác Tůma.
The programme was completed with a 16-part Crucifixus by Caldara and a selection from Responsories by Zelenka.
The concert from works by Czech composers of the 20th century was presented in January in Liberec.
[more about the project...]
SALVE REGINA - Christmas Concert
We prepared a Christmas concert for the last week of the Christmas season (one week after Epiphany 2009). It was based upon Missa Salve by Victoria and several multiple-choir motets, psalms and Magnificat from the Renaissance-Polyphony (Giovanni Gabrieli, Jacob Handl-Gallus, Hans Leo Hassler).
[more about the project...]
The very first performance of the new season after summer holidays showed that old music has influence on much later music - we prepared a November concert from works by Czech composers of the 20th century.
[more about the project...]
Concerts in August 2008
An eight member ensemble of Collegium 419 accompanied castle tours at Valdštejn Castle between 4 and 10 August and gave also two concerts during that week.
Collegium 419 was also a guest of the choir festival Bohemia cantat in Liberec. An eight member group performed Italian madrigals and, on next day, the whole Collegium 419 sang three psalms by Felix Mendelssohn.
At the end of the season 2007/08, we introduced a new Renaissance/Baroque project Veni Sancte Spiritus with works by T.L. de Victoria, T. Tallis, G. Gabrieli, J.H. Schein and H. Schütz.
[more about the project...]
Joint concert with the Ještěd choir
Concert this time aimed at a Romantic repertoire.
Collegium 419 introduced a selection from psalms and motets by Mendelssohn and Brahms and delivered soloists and several choir voices for a performance of a Dmajor Mass by A. Dvořák.
Graduation Concert
On April 9, Collegium 419 took part in a graduation concert of Vojtěch Semerád, student of choir conducting at the Pedagogical Faculty of the Charles University in Prague.
Programme: C. Gesualdo da Venosa, M. Reger, J.S. Bach, M. Ravel, G. Allegri, C. Monteverdi
Easter Renaissance programme sung by eight members of the ensemble was presented on 14th March in Prague.
In the Lent period 2008, we presented a project of Baroque music with works by Johann Sebastian Bach, Emmanuele d'Astorga and Antonio Lotti
[more about the project...]
January 2008: A project from works by Monteverdi, the biggest author of early Italian Baroque, has been staged.
We performed a four-part mass from a collection published in 1650, as well as madrigals, whose original secular lyrics were later accommodated with sacred texts.
[more about the project...]
November 2007: We introduced a new project with double-choir works by two great figures of German Romanticism.
The programme includes motets by Brahms, Psalms and Te Deum in D Major by Mendelssohn.
[more about the project...]