December15 2017 (Fri)
7:30 PM

Orchestral Concert - Hradec Králové Philharmonic Orchestra

Bohuslava Martinů Days 2017

Prague Conservatory - New Hall | Classical Music

120 minutes | Available

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Date: December 15, 2017 | 19:30 (Fri)
Venue: Prague Conservatory - New Hall
Duration: 120 minutes
Status: Available
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Orchestral concert presenting B. Martinů, I. Kurz, M. Hybler and other Cech modern composers.

23rd edition of the festival celebrating works of the world known Czech composer of modern classic music - Bohuslav Martinů. 

Program: 

Ivan Kurz (*1947): Return of the Prodigal Sonpremiere
Martin Hybler (*1977): Concerto for oboe and chamber orchestra op. 26
Jaroslav Křička (1882–1969): Northern Nights
Cycle of 4 songs for mezzo-soprano and orchestra to the words of poems by Konstantin Balmont translated by Petr Křička op. 14
Bohuslav Martinů (1890–1959): Symphony No. 4, H 305

Hradec Králové Philharmonic Orchestra:

Was established in 1978. The Hradec Králové Philharmonic Orchestra has appeared on the stages of important concert halls in Europe (Grosser Musikvereinssaal in Vienna, Gewandhaus in Leipzig, Victoria Hall in Geneva, Queen Elizabeth Hall in Antwerp, Tonhalle in Dusseldorf, Neue Flora in Hamburg, KKL in Lucerne), performed in Belgium, France, Italy, Germany, the Netherlands, Poland, Austria, Spain and Switzerland. The interpretation quality achieved by the orchestra is evidenced by CD recordings for both national and foreign companies or for Czech Radio. The orchestra participates at major festivals (Prague Spring, Smetana‘s Litomyšl International Opera Festival, International Music Festival Janáčkovy Hukvaldy and others). The orchestra together with Czech Radio Vltava organizes the Music Forum Hradec Králové, a unique festival where Czech premieres of compositions by composers such as Schnittke, Penderecki, Henze, Kancheli, Gubaidulina, Corigliano, Tan Dun, Pärt and others were presented. All the concerts of the Music Forum Hradec Králové are regularly broadcast by Czech Radio Vltava. The Philharmonic of Hradec Králové focuses on the mingling of music genres and crossover concerts in a long-term.
Miriam Němcová - conductor

Soloists: 

Vilém Veverka – oboe
Michaela Zajmi – mezzo-soprano

Please note:

The concert has a 15 minutes intermission.
Change of program is reserved.

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