27.02.2020 - 16:30
The church located in the heart of Old Town in Prague offers a unique organ with 50 registers, 3 manuals and 3500 pipes from 1733.
Paganini - Grand variazioni
Albinoni - Adagio in G Minor
Bach - Toccata and Fugue in D Minor
Vivaldi - The Four Seasons:
Mozart - Introduction and Fugue in C
Schubert - Ave Maria
Dvořák - Largo / New World Symphony/
Ravel - Bolero
Böellmann - Toccata.
Czech Strings Chamber Ensemble
Jakub Jánský - artistic leader
prof. Josef Popelka - great organ
In the concert, you will hear a unique Baroque romatic organ with 50 registers, 3 manuals and 3500 pipes! The organ was built in 1733 and for its perfect music qualities and pleasing tones it is often a popular destination for prominent Czech and foreign organists.
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: 65 minutes
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.
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.
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