23.10.2019 - 20:00
Enjoy an opportunity to listen to a unique concert of classical music. In the church they are located one of the biggest classical organ in Prague with 3500 reed-pipes, 3 manuals and 50 ranks (organ - pistons). Organ built in baroque-romantic style in 1737.
Nicolo Paganini- Grand Variazioni
Johann Sebastian Bach- Toccata and fugue in D Minor
Antonio Vivaldi- Spring and Winter from The Four Seasons
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart- Introduction and fugue in C Major
Franz Schubert- Ave Maria
Antonín Dvořák- Romantic pieces: Cavatina, Capriccio
Antonín Dvořák- Largo from New World Symphony
Maurice Ravel- Bolero
Léon Boellmann- Toccata
Artistic leader Jakub Jansky
Great organ prof. Josef Popelka, Zuzana Němečková
Soprano Jana Koucka, Iva Hospesova
Czech String Chamber Orchestra was established in 1996. This ambitious ensemble composed of graduates of the Academy of Performing Arts in Prague, currently the concert masters and soloists of the famous Suk Chamber Orchestra. The music orchestra under name of Czech String Chamber Ensemble has been established under the leadership of Jakub Janský, the violin soloist, in 1996. Its members, predominantly also soloists, perform in the above mentioned music entities. Their performances have been visited by many Czech and foreign listeners from all over the world to their full satisfaction, without a single complaint.
This is also why the orchestra performs abroad. The ensemble and its soloists have been invited to numerous international performances. The orchestra has a very wide and colorful repertoire. They are demonstrating a high level of Czech interpretative art and intimate feel for the playing.
Duration: 60 minutes
Children under 10 years free of charge.
During the winter the interior of the church is heated, but it is advisable to wear warm clothing for the concerts.
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.
St. Nicholas Church on the Old Town Square in Prague is famous for its unique acoustics, where every visitor enjoy the charm of Baroque church with a pleasant listening to classical music concerts, which have become longlasting and popular tradition. Guarantee The quality of these concerts is guaranteed by selection of artists, who works from outside the other in the National Theatre or in Czech Philharmonic Orchestra.
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. Usually three artists perform at the concerts – soloists of our prominent opera and orchestra bodies, pedagogues of the Academy of music and drama and Prague conservatory.
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