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26-04-2010, 02:27 PM
A charity concert will be held April 30 at 19.00 in the Great Hall of the Palace on Yauza in Moscow, and will complete the action "A month of mercy", which is held in April of the Orthodox service "Miloserdie" (rus. - "mercy").
Address of the Palace on Yauza: pl. Zhuravleva, 1.

The concert program:
I.S. Bach - Cantata "Nun komm, der Heiden Heiland" BWV 61
I.S. Bach - Concerto in D minor for harpsichord, strings and continuo BWV 1052
J.D. Zelenka - "Miserere" Up-minor ZWV 57

First performance in Russia:
J.D. Zelenka - "Symphony in A Minor» (a 8 Concertanti) ZWV 189

Performers: Chamber Chapel "Russian Conservatory, artistic director and conductor laureate of the Boris Tchaikovsky Prize, Nikolai Hondzinsky. Soloists: Dmitry Korostelev (harpsichord), Anna Miklashevich (soprano), Ivan Bolgov (tenor), Dmitry Volkov (bass), Vasily Tretyakov (oboe), Olga Papsuy (oboe), Ivan Ivanov (violin).

Jan Dismas Zelenka's name remains unjustly neglected in our country. Meanwhile, Zelenka is one of the greatest and most original composers of the Baroque period.
In our country, a pioneer of the creative legacy of Jan Zelenka has become one of the most brilliant musicians of a new generation of Russia, laureate of international competitions - conductor Nikolai Hondzinsky, under whose leadership the compositor's works will be performed at the concert.