December17 2017 (Sun)
3:00 PM

Cancionetta Praga Choral Concert

Bohuslava Martinů Days 2017

Liechtenstein Palace - Martinů Hall | Classical Music

80 minutes | Available

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Date: December 17, 2017 | 15:00 (Sun)
Venue: Liechtenstein Palace - Martinů Hall
Duration: 80 minutes
Status: Available
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Cancionetta Praga Choral Concert

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

Program:

Zdeněk Pololáník (*1935): Missa brevis for children’s or female choir and organ
Jan Novák (1921–1984): Sulpicia (Amores Sulpiciae) for 4 female voices to words by Albius Tibullus
Bohuslav Martinů (1890–1959): Three Sacred Songs (Three Legends) for female choir and violin to Czech folk poetry, H 339
Josef Suk (1874–1935): Ten Songs to the words of Slavonic folk songs for female choir with piano-duet accompaniment op. 15
Lukáš Matoušek (*1943): Flower of Paradise for reciter and female choir to Jaroslav Seifert’s poem “Paradise Lost”
Zdeněk Lukáš (1928–2007): Gaudete et exultate for four-part female choir to the words of the Beatitudes op. 289

Performing: 

Cancionetta Praga is a choir, which was founded in 2010 by the choirmaster Lukáš Jindřich. Members are singers who previously worked in select, mostly Prague, choirs (Bambini di Praga, Radost Praha and others). The choir's repertoire is very wide. It includes spiritual and secular compositions from old masters to 20th-century music, folk songs from all over the world, and Christmas carols of Europe and America sung in their native languages, and of course folk songs from Bohemia, Moravia and Silesia. But the choir can also interpret different musical styles such as pop-music. For its wide range, Cancioneta Praga is invited to launch major international festivals, such as YoungPrague, Praga singing etc. In exceptional cases, the choir is extended to male voices. In addition to separate concerts, Cancioneta Praga collaborates with significant Czech ensembles, orchestras and artists (eg PKF - Prague Philharmonia, Prague Chamber Orchestra without conductor, Musica Bohemica, Bohemian Boys Choir from Hradec Králové, Central Music of the Army of the Czech Republic, harpist Jana Boušková, guitar virtuoso Lubomír Brabec, pianist Lukáš Klánský, composers Jaroslav Krček and Martin Hendrych, conductors Marek Šedivý, Jan Kucera, Vojtěch Spurný, Jakub Martinec, band CHINASKI, also filming for television and two recorded CDs - The Magical Christmas and The Gospel Train Is Coming.)
Lukáš Jindřich - choirmaster and conductor

Soloists:

Michal Sedláček - violin
Lenka Navrátilová and Egli Prifti - piano
organ 

Please note:

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

All Prague classical concerts here. 

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