December05 2017 (Tue)
7:30 PM

Opening concert of the festival

Bohuslava Martinů Days 2017

Liechtenstein Palace - Martinů Hall | Classical Music

120 minutes | Available

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Date: December 05, 2017 | 19:30 (Tue)
Venue: Liechtenstein Palace - Martinů Hall
Duration: 120 minutes
Status: Available
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Opening concert of the festival Bohuslav Martinů Days 2017

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

Program: 

Jan Novák (1921–1984): Gloria for children’s choir and organ
Michal Novenko (*1962): Missa ferialis for children’s choir and organ
Petr Eben (1929–2007): Confiteor tibi, Pater
Petr Eben: Greek Dictionary for female choir with piano accompaniment – selection:
1. Megalofrosyne 2. Algedon 3. Kalokagathia 
Ivo Bláha (*1936): Living Water. Songs for young children’s choir and piano to words by Václav Fischer and Ivo Bláha – selection
Jan Hanuš (1915–2004): The Months. 12 songs for children’s school choir with piano accompaniment to words by Václav Fischer op. 72/I – selection
Jan Hanuš: Christmas Lullaby from the cycle Spin Around, Pinwheel for children’s choir and piano to words by Václav Fischer op. 72/III
Ivan Kurz (*1947): Lullaby for Teddy for children’s choir and piano to words by Václav Fischer
Miroslav Raichl (1930–1998): Frost the Grinder. Children’s choir and piano to words by Zdeněk Kriebel
Bohuslav Martinů (1890–1959): A Carol from Bouquet of Flowers, a cycle of compositions to folk texts, H 260
Antonín Dvořák (1841–1904): Moravian Duets for two female voices and piano opp. 29 and 32 – selection
Jaroslav Křička (1882–1969): Moravian Slovakian Duets to folk texts for soprano, alto, and piano op. 2
Jiří Teml (*1935): Four Moravian Songs to folk poetry from the collection of František Sušil for girls’ choir with flute accompaniment – selection
Bohuslav Martinů: Closing of the Forest from the cycle Czech Nursery Rhymes for female choir, H 209
Bohuslav Martinů: The Birth of Our Lord from the cycle Three Sacred Songs to folk texts for female choir and violin, H 339
Bohuslav Martinů: The Opening of the Springs. Cantata for soli, female chorus, and instrumental accompaniment to words by Miloslav Bureš, H 354

Performing: 

Choir Studio "Zvoneček Praha" of the Prague Grammar and Music School
Concert choir Zvonky
Preparatory choir Zvonečky
Girls chamber choir Abbellimento
Jarmila Novenková  - choirmistress and conductor

Soloists:

Kristýna Donovalová – piano
Jakub Janšta – organ
Ludmila Eliášová – flute
members of the Bennewitz Quartet (Jakub Fišer, Štěpán Ježek – violin, Jiří Pinkas – viola)
soprano
alto
Ivan Kusnjer – baritone
Rudolf Kvíz – recitation

Please note:

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

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