January17 2018 (Wed)
7:30 PM

Bernstein Centenary

Prague Symphony Orchestra

Municipal House - Smetana Hall | Classical Music

110 minutes | Available

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Date: January 17, 2018 | 19:30 (Wed)
Venue: Municipal House - Smetana Hall
Duration: 110 minutes
Status: Available
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Bernstein Centenary

In 2018 the whole world commemorates 100 years since the birth of the conductor, composer, teacher and pianist Lenoard Bernstein. One of his students is the Prague Symphony Orchestra´s cooperator - conductor, composer and great synagogue singer Elli Jaffe who will be conducting tonoght´s performance. 

Program:

Leonard Bernstein:
Chichester Psalms
Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy:
Symphony No. 2 in B flat major Op. 52 "Lobgesang" on Words of the Holy Bible for soloists, chorus and orchestra

Performing:

Ruth Ziseak - soprano
Jana Horakova Levicova - soprano
Jaroslav Brezina - tenor
Prague Philharmonic Choir
Lukas Vasilek  | choirmaster

Orchestra:

The Prague Symphony Orchestra is a leading top Czech music orchestra that has been enriching the classical music concert life of Prague and representing Czech classical music at the highest level abroad for more than 75 years. Over the course of the orchestra's history many of the world´s most important conductors have appeared as guest conductors, as well as a wide range of soloists. The acronym FOK symbolises its triple orientation in the first years of its life (Film – Opera – Concert).
Elli Jaffe - conductor

Meeting with the artists: 

17. 1. 2018, 6.15 p.m. – Pattiserie Hall, Municipal House free for visitors of this concert.

Please note:

The concert has a 20 minutes intermission.
Tickets purchased for this concert can not be transferred, exchanged or refunded unless the event is cancelled.

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