Joseph Haydn- The Seven Last Words of Our Saviour On the Cross

Project description

The Seven Last Words of Our Saviour On the Cross (German: Die sieben letzten Worte unseres Erlösers am Kreuze) is an orchestral work by Joseph Haydn, commissioned in 1783 for the Good Friday service at Oratorio de la Santa Cueva (Holy Cave Oratory) in Cádiz, Spain. Published in 1787 and performed then in Paris, Berlin and Vienna, the composer adapted it in 1787 for string quartet and in 1796 as an oratorio.


1. Introdutione

2. Pater, dimitte illis, quia nesciunt, quid faciunt

3. Hodie mecum eris in paradiso

5. Mulier, ecce filius tuus

6. Deus meus, Deus meus, utquid dereliquisti me

7.  Sitio

8. Consummatum est

9. In manus tuas, Domine, commendo spiritum meum

This program is played also with theatre performance. Length of this program is approximately 60 min.

Collegium Wartberg

Collegium Wartberg is a civic organization, which voluntarily brings together professional soloists, musicians, singers, dancers and members of the Slovak as well as foreign orchestras and music ensembles, also buffs and enthusiasts with an interest in jazz and other musical genres. The founder of the Collegium Wartberg is renowned double bassist Jan Krigovsky. Collegium Wartberg cooperates with many Slovak and foreign artists and ensembles. Collegium played in several European countries and USA, in concert halls such as Konzerthaus Wien, Brucknerhaus Linz, Slovak Philharmonic. They recorded for Slovak Television, TV LUX, ORF and the Czech Television.