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Great baroque pieces for oboe and organ

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St. Nicholas Church Lesser Town
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Listen to great pieces of baroque music for oboe and organ.


F. X. Brixi
J. Seger
G. F. Händel
J. S. Bach
A. Vivaldi
A. Marcello

Renowned oboist Jan Thuri accompanied by organ feature famous baroque classical music.


Jan Thuri - Oboe
Jan Kalfus - Organ

Jan Thuri is a renowned Czech oboist, winner of many Czech and international competitions. He cooperates with the foremost local and foreign orchestras and chamber ensembles and he funded also his own chamber “Thuri Ensemble”. He is a Professor of the Prague Conservatory and a leader of master courses in United States, Korea and Japan.

Jan Kalfus is a professor of organ playing at the Prague Conservatory. A laureate of the Prague Spring Organ Competition of 1984, Mr. Kalfus performed throughout Europe and the USA. He often collaborates with leading orchestras (such as the Czech Philharmonic Orchestra and Prague Symphony Orchestra), choirs and soloists.

For concert visitors is St. Nicholas church open 15 minutes before the concert.
Please note the concert has no intermission.

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St. Nicholas Church Lesser Town

Malostranské náměstí 14
Praha 1
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St. Nicholas Church is a jewel of Baroque architecture known for its long tradition of excellent organ classical concerts.

St. Nicholas Church is a jewel of Baroque architecture known for its long tradition of excellent organ classical concerts.

The Church of St Nicholas, the most famous Baroque church in Prague, stands in the centre of the Lesser Town Square. Today’s Church of St Nicholas is one of the most valuable Baroque buildings north of the Alps. Built in 1745-47, the main organ has over 4,000 pipes up to six metres in length.

Great organ classical music concerts are given almost everyday.

The Church of St Nicholas is a superb example of High Baroque architecture, a building that astonishes visitors with its size and monumental interior. As the most prominent and distinctive landmark in the Lesser Town, no panoramic view of the city would be complete without its silhouette below Prague Castle.

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart played the church's organ during his stay in Prague. Shortly after his death Prague paid tribute to him inviting members of the Prague Theatre Orchestra to perform Requiem by his contemporary F. A. Rossler-Rosetti in St. Nicholas Church.
Nowadays, concert dramaturgy revolves not only around the liturgical year but also around national holidays celebrated in various countries. Thanks to this lively music tradition St. Nicholas Church in Lesser Town has been one of the most important centers of cultural life and spiritual music and classical music in Prague.

The church is open for visitors daily from 9.00 to 17.00.

Walking distance from Prague Ticket Office - Via Musica shop on Old Town Square:
25 min

Accessibility by public transport:
metro A (green line) - Malostranska stop, trams 12, 20, 22, 91 - Malostranske namesti stop

Nearest car parking: 
Malostranske square
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