25.09.2022 - 17:30
The Royal Czech Orchestra and three of Prague's most acclaimed soloists present a programme with masterpieces of classical music. The concert takes places in the St Salvatore Church, which is situated directly at the Charles bridge.
M. A. Charpentier: Te Deum Prélude
Handel: Largo from Xerxes
A. Vivaldi: The Four Seasons Spring & Summer
W. A. Mozart: Requiem Lacrimosa
J. S. Bach: Air on the G String
J. S. Bach: Toccata and Fugue in D minor
F. Schubert: Ave Maria
W. A. Mozart: Divertimento K136 Allegro
B. Smetana: The Moldau
L. Beethowen: Symphony No. 5 - Allegro
Marie Fajtová - soloist of the National Theatre, soprano
Robert Hugo - organ
Viktor Mazáček - violin solo
The concert has no intermission. The church is heated.
The concert is free of charge for children under 8 years.
Duration: 60 minutes
The St. Salvator Church
The St. Salvator Church is the main church of Clementinum and a city landmark at the
entrance to the Old Town. The Jesuits built the Church between 1578 and 1601. Baroque
elements were added by the famous architects Lurago, Caratti, and Kanke after 1650.
Today, the Church is considered to be one of the most valuable examples of early-Baroque
architecture in Prague.
MARIE FAJTOVÁ - SOPRANO
The acclaimed soprano from the Prague
National Theater, she is especially famous
for her Mozart interpretations. She has
toured all of Europe as well as Japan, South
Korea, Taiwan, and Malaysia. In 2008 she
was awarded First Prize at the international
Barbara Hendricks singing competition.
VIKTOR MAZÁČEK - VIOLIN SOLO
A member of the famous Czech Philharmonic
Orchestra, he specializes in Baroque music.
ROBERT HUGO - ORGAN
The Titular Organist for the St. Salvator
Church, he is a sought-after specialist for
baroque organs and traditional music of
LISTEN TO PEARLS OF CLASSICAL MUSIC in Lobkowicz Palace‘s beautifully decorated concert hall with impressive 17th-century painted stucco ceilings. Professional musicians, including members of the Czech Philharmonic Orchestra, play for your pleasure during the Prague Castle visit.
Enjoy the beautiful tones in one of the most beautiful old chapels in Prague.
Organ concerts at Knights of the Cross are drafted as one hour long coherent programmes. Besides compositions of world known masters of baroque and classicism period, sounds regularly music of Czech authors. Popular dramaturgy by listeners however artistic valuable completes rich sound of organ and its combination with solo instruments or song, so listener is still surprised by new colours and sound variations.
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