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djdresden
09-05-2014, 10:12 AM
Exciting radio broadcast coming up

Saturday 10 May, the BR Klassik radio station will broadcast a recording from 3 May, where the Hofkapelle München (formerly Neue Hofkapelle München) and soloists performed three of Zelenka's late works: "Miserere" (ZWV 57); "Litaniae Lauretanae: Salus infirmorum" (ZWV 152); "Missa omnium sanctorum" (ZWV 21).

This orchestra usually performs an ever interesting and often neglected repertoire. A planned release of Zelenka's Miserere (ZWV 56) unfortunately never materialized, see this thread: http://www.jdzelenka.net/forums/showthread.php?107-Recording-of-Miserere-ZWV-56-(not-57!)

Recently the orchestra released a live recording of Hasse's Didone abbandonata (Naxos) worth checking out even though it has its flaws. This opera was performed in Dresden in 1742, during a golden period for the Hofkapelle. It's surely one of the best works of Hasse – some of the arias are out of this world.

Anyway, the Zelenka broadcast starts at 17.05 GMT, Saturday 10 May. For more info see:
http://www.br.de/radio/br-klassik/programmkalender/sendung785762.html

Johannes